The Snail Trail

Travelling with my home on my back and in no hurry to get anywhere


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Back In The Old Days …

I recently visited Boondooma Homestead, in the Burnett region of Queensland, where some fabulous relics from the past were displayed.

Timber jinker at Boondooma Homestead Timber jinker at Boondooma Homestead

I’m sure I learned to type on something like this!

Old typewriter

And we definitely had one of these in the backyard when I was a kid – the good old Aussie ‘dunny’ 😬, home to spiders, snakes and blowflies!

Outdoor dunny

This old wagon has seen better days.

Old dilapidated wagon

Farmyard things …

Farm tools

What a basic existence the boundary rider had!

Boundary Rider’s Hut

We are so lucky that dedicated people collect and protect our country’s history for us and future generations.