Thursday 14th December 2017,
Batty Tales

Interesting Stories

The only way is up

The only way is up

In just under three weeks, myself and a few others will be embarking on a 225km bike ride – uphill. Starting at Tathra on NSW’s far south coast, we’ll be riding (almost) to the summit of Mt Kosciusko before walking the final 4km. I quite like riding, even riding up hills, but this is a [...]

October 2, 2013 Batty Interesting Stories 5

River likes slides

River likes slides

The other night I realised we have a lot of video footage of River on slides. She seems to like them. Here’s a highlight reel. Until next time, Brendan, Angela, River and Asher [...]

August 10, 2013 Batty Interesting Stories 1

River and Asher build an herb garden

River and Asher build an herb garden

Enjoy. (Although, if it defaults to 240p in YouTube, click the little cog/setting button and pump the res to 720p). And while you’re at it, check out this one too. [...]

August 3, 2013 Batty Interesting Stories 0

New Batty in town

New Batty in town

Heads up folks, there’s a new Batty in town! Congratulations to brother Tom and his wife Madeline on the birth of their second daughter, Indiana Sandra. We were lucky enough to get some snaps of this beautiful little lady in her first weeks. What a stunner! River thinks she is “just lovely”. Leave a nice [...]

July 12, 2013 Angela Interesting Stories 0

A letter of resignation

A letter of resignation

One of the worst experiences of our trip around Australia was the night of July 8, 2011. Nothing went right. That morning we’d departed from Seaforth, a small town about 40 minutes north of Mackay. We’d spent a week or so there, visited by Megan and Pete, sharing our time with friends we’d met earlier [...]

April 20, 2013 Batty Interesting Stories 8

Asher walks!!

Asher walks!!

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April 16, 2013 Angela Interesting Stories 2

My wife is better than yours

My wife is better than yours

Exhibit A… [...]

March 4, 2013 Batty Interesting Stories 1

(Not quite) camp cooking

(Not quite) camp cooking

One of our most staple meals during our travels was a little McCormicks rice cooker mix for chicken risotto. It was super easy to make and only required one pot, which is the best kind of meal when you are camping if you ask me! Brendan loved it so much we made sure to put [...]

February 13, 2013 Angela Camp Cooking, Interesting Stories, Uncategorized 5

Beaten by a year two kid.

Beaten by a year two kid.

Here is the first work I ever had published. To date, I have written nothing better. The Ghost Castle Once upon a time there was a big ghost house and a ghost lived in it. No one went near it except me because I could fight ghosts. Some people call me ghost fighter and some [...]

February 6, 2013 Batty Interesting Stories 5

Any given Tuesday (at 1am)(in a rock pool)(and actually only once a year)(sometimes it’s not even a Tuesday)

Any given Tuesday (at 1am)(in a rock pool)(and actually only once a year)(sometimes it’s not even a Tuesday)

It’s 12:15am, Christmas morning. The 11pm Christmas Eve service of the local Anglican church has just wrapped up and people should be heading home so Santa has time to get all his work done. An excited, yet hushed whispering is spreading through the church hall and the congregation is filing out. A suspiciously large portion [...]

November 26, 2012 Batty Interesting Stories 1
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