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Greetings From Beyond the Pale: Expulsion from the Garden of Eden

December 6, 2015 |

Ben Laycock  

A long days journey into night finds me stranded once more. Far from home, far from civilisation, far from certain of my place amongst this motley crew of cowboys, tomboys (Carol), ferals and hippies.

The camp is … Read More

Greetings from Beyond the Pale: Carol

November 5, 2015 |

Ben Laycock  

After fully immersing myself in the various mud-baths on offer around Derby, it is time to move on. Always time to move on. I am approaching my final destination …

I set off many moons ago … Read More

Greetings from Beyond the Pale: Nyiripi

November 4, 2014 |

Ben Laycock

  A friend of a friend of mine has a friend living with the blackfellas in a tiny outstation way out west of Yuendemu, the unofficial capital of the Walpiri Nation, 300 kilometres of bone jarring corrugations North-West … Read More

Greetings From Beyond the Pale: Beginings

August 1, 2014 |

 

Ben Laycock

 

My parents were potters. Our family car was a Datsun 1000 Ute. It was blue. They said they needed a ute to carry the clay to make the pots, and carry the wood to fire the … Read More