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“Poets Showcase Breakfast” in its 2nd year at Frog & Toad, Tamworth Music Festival

“Poets Showcase Breakfast” in its 2nd year at Frog & Toad, Tamworth Music Festival

Exhausted but honoured at Tamworth 2010, voted by the public as “Australia’s Most Popular Bush Poet or Balladeer”

Exhausted but honoured at Tamworth 2010, voted by the public as “Australia’s Most Popular Bush Poet or Balladeer”

Pictured with my 2nd Australia day Cultural Award

Pictured with my 2nd Australia day Cultural Award

Being presented with one of my medals at World Championships of Performing Arts

Being presented with one of my medals at World Championships of Performing Arts

An invitation to discuss a scholarship at USA’s leading acting Conservatory – Didn’t see this one coming.

An invitation to discuss a scholarship at USA’s leading acting Conservatory – Didn’t see this one coming.

Sucking up to the CEO of the World Championships of Performing Arts.

Sucking up to the CEO of the World Championships of Performing Arts.

The sign in background says it all as I create a memory with step-daughter Danica.

The sign in background says it all as I create a memory with step-daughter Danica.

Leading Team Australia towards the stage at Official Opening World Championships of Performing Arts. Hollywood USA.

Leading Team Australia towards the stage at Official Opening World Championships of Performing Arts. Hollywood USA.

NZ and Aussie Flag Bearers sharing a moment at World Championships of Performing Arts.

NZ and Aussie Flag Bearers sharing a moment at World Championships of Performing Arts.

The World Championship of Performing Arts

The World Championship of Performing Arts

Just a couple of busted up old cowboys.

Just a couple of busted up old cowboys.

So, now you can probably guess the real reason they split.

So, now you can probably guess the real reason they split.

Making friends in Hollywood

Making friends in Hollywood

With fellow Bush Poet Peter Riddle ready to perform at Gemfest Anakie QLD

With fellow Bush Poet Peter Riddle ready to perform at Gemfest Anakie QLD

Announcing Novelty Sports Events at Gayndah Orange Festival

Announcing Novelty Sports Events at Gayndah Orange Festival

Louise Dean, Janine Haig and myself at Winton’s Junior Bush Poetry Competition.

Louise Dean, Janine Haig and myself at Winton’s Junior Bush Poetry Competition.

Col Driscoll dreamed up the name and poster for our appearance at Fairbridge Folk Festival WA.

Col Driscoll dreamed up the name and poster for our appearance at Fairbridge Folk Festival WA.

Showing my best side after introducing  another Main Stage act at Chinchilla Melon Festival Qld. As a young girl the singer, Gina Horswood, sketched one of the illustrations  in my first poetry book.

Showing my best side after introducing another Main Stage act at Chinchilla Melon Festival Qld.

As a young girl the singer, Gina Horswood, sketched one of the illustrations in my first poetry book.

MC and performing at Gidgee Coal Bush Ballard Awards – Pittsworth QLD

MC and performing at Gidgee Coal Bush Ballard Awards – Pittsworth QLD

On stage at Slim Dusty memories Festival – Kempsey NSW

On stage at Slim Dusty memories Festival – Kempsey NSW

My old mate, Ned Winter & I dreamed up the idea to start the Australian Camp Oven Festival in Millmerran. Many great volunteers have worked hard to make it one of Australia’s top Festivals.

My old mate, Ned Winter & I dreamed up the idea to start the Australian Camp Oven Festival in Millmerran.

Many great volunteers have worked hard to make it one of Australia’s top Festivals.

One section of the crowd for Poets Breakfast. Australian Camp Oven Festival – Millmerran QLD.

One section of the crowd for Poets Breakfast. Australian Camp Oven Festival – Millmerran QLD.

Gotta love a campfire. Performing at “Goat Rock” NSW

Gotta love a campfire. Performing at “Goat Rock” NSW

Introducing dignitaries to the stage for the Official Opening of Miles Show

Introducing dignitaries to the stage for the Official Opening of Miles Show

Ray Essery & I performed at the first ever function at this beautifully rustic venue, “Arrajay Downs” Tenterfield NSW.

Ray Essery & I performed at the first ever function at this beautifully rustic venue, “Arrajay Downs” Tenterfield NSW.

Tenterfield NSW “Oracles Of The Bush”

Tenterfield NSW “Oracles Of The Bush”

Two of these people cooked a sensational meal – one auctioned it off for charity. Can you guess??

Two of these people cooked a sensational meal – one auctioned it off for charity. Can you guess??

“You can buy my product over there” at Chinchilla Melon Festival.

“You can buy my product over there” at Chinchilla Melon Festival.

Backstage at Gidgee Coal Awards with Keith Jamieson, Chad Morgan & Ray Essery

Backstage at Gidgee Coal Awards with Keith Jamieson, Chad Morgan & Ray Essery

On stage at the “Longyard” Tamworth NSW

On stage at the “Longyard” Tamworth NSW

Cindy happy that this ‘Clone’ will give her less cheek at ‘Poets Showcase’ Tamworth.

Cindy happy that this ‘Clone’ will give her less cheek at ‘Poets Showcase’ Tamworth.

Asleep at the ‘mic’ performing at Rudd’s Pub Nobby

Asleep at the ‘mic’ performing at Rudd’s Pub Nobby

Fundraising Dinner at Gold Coast

Fundraising Dinner at Gold Coast

Citrus packing championships at Gayndah orange festival

Citrus packing championships at Gayndah orange festival

With Jeff Brown, John Major, Bill Kearns and Dave Proust ‘Oracles of the Bush’ Tenterfield NSW

With Jeff Brown, John Major, Bill Kearns and Dave Proust ‘Oracles of the Bush’ Tenterfield NSW

Back Stage with Beccy Cole Boyup Brook Festival WA

Back Stage with Beccy Cole Boyup Brook Festival WA

With fellow Bush Poet Bill Gordon at Boyup Brook WA

With fellow Bush Poet Bill Gordon at Boyup Brook WA

Compering main stage at Boyup Brook Festival WA.

Compering main stage at Boyup Brook Festival WA.

Compering at National Camp Oven Festival, Casino NSW

Compering at National Camp Oven Festival, Casino NSW

Chatting with Sara Storer Boyup Brook Festival WA

Chatting with Sara Storer Boyup Brook Festival WA

Backstage with Pixie Jenkins Booyup Brook Festival WA

Backstage with Pixie Jenkins Booyup Brook Festival WA

It’s lonely on stage – hard to believe there are nearly 3000 people in front of me. Boyup Brook Festival WA.

It’s lonely on stage – hard to believe there are nearly 3000 people in front of me. Boyup Brook Festival WA.

With my mate Terry Hanley, celebrating his retirement from a highly distinguished career with QLD Stock Squad.

With my mate Terry Hanley, celebrating his retirement from a highly distinguished career with QLD Stock Squad.

Thanks for visiting

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