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We are out in the Mulga now.  I google, What's mulga? ... a type of acacia I find.

Mulga also has literary connections.  How about this from one our bush poets

Mulga Bill's Bicycle  by AB Paterson
'Twas Mulga Bill, from Eaglehawk, that caught the cycling craze;
He turned away the good old horse that served him many days;
He dressed himself in cycling clothes, resplendent to be seen;
He hurried off to town and bought a shining new machine;
And as he wheeled it through the door, with air of lordly pride,
The grinning shop assistant said, "Excuse me, can you ride?"  more


  1. That's a wonderful poem! I think Mulga Bill would look at the Tour de France in horror...

  2. I love that poem and always managed to introduce to kids in my class.

  3. Never heard of Mulga before.


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