My Day with Dangar Dave (Part I): Ahoy, Dangar Dave!

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If there are two things that I always make time for whenever I am in Sydney, one is the Hawkesbury River and the other are the South Sydney Rabbitohs.  Of course, the former exists up north between Manly and Newcastle …

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Walkabout in Wondabyne (Part I): Wrong Way in Woy Woy

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Back in 2005, the movie Oyster Farmer introduced me to the idyllic and beautiful Hawkesbury River region; a place that very few American tourists to the land down under had ever seen, let alone have ever heard about.  During the …

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The Hawkesbury River Part II: In Search of the Oyster Farmer…

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To really get this story on the Hawkesbury River moving forward, we must go back to the beginning.  To a place, far, far way.  To a time, a long, long time ago.  To New York City, in August of 2005! …

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Oyster Farmer: A tale of friendship, family, sex, and shellfish!

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Back in the summer of 2005, I read about an Australian foreign film in the New York Times called “Oyster Farmer”.  At the time, I had developed a real fascination with Australian culture, and I had to check out this …

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