Road tripping through America: The Listicle

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When in Murica…

A COUPLE of weeks ago, I went on my first social road trip since returning from the United States. It wasn’t a long one – just a pleasant Sunday drive to Springbrook National Park and other parts of the Gold Coast hinterland – but the trip evoked the same feelings of adventure and freedom that comes from discovering new places in a dinosaur-powered combination of metal, plastic and glass.

Only seven of the 28 days in America were spent traversing the countryside, but it’s those days I keep daydreaming about – a 3400km odyssey through seven states from the Pacific Ocean to within a few kilometres of the Mississippi River. Read more of this post

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The Fast and the Slightly Irritated

POLICE reporting has the tendency to make you paranoid, especially about getting behind the wheel.

Every week I get to catalogue the number of drink drivers, unlicensed motorists and various car crashes happening throughout the Redlands. Read more of this post