Wednesday, September 2, 2015


Cute isn't it.  But it isn't real, it was a movie set apparently.  I wondered if the old caravan nearby was the trailer for the movie stars.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015


These days it is all specialist digging equipment rather than picks and shovels but the past is lying around all over the place.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Open cut

These days there is open cut mining as well.  Shows just how far the old miners had to dig down before  reaching the opal layer where the precious opal may or may not be found.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Coopers Cottage

This photogenic gem of a cottage is preserved on main road into town.

Saturday, August 29, 2015


Out on the opal fields it is hard to find any building we might call normal. But there are a few.

Friday, August 28, 2015


Bottles not your thing?  Why not do something with rocks or some other crazy building material.

Thursday, August 27, 2015


What can I do with that old bottle. I know, why not build a house.