Posts From Alex Garner

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Total Fire Bans: what it means to camping and 4wding

Some parts of the world face tornado’s or earthquakes. Queensland in Australia endure’s a lot of floods and cyclones. For those of us in the southern parts of Western Australia,

150 to 300km From Perth 5 Comments

Camping At Wellington Dam

This post was last edited on 5 December 2016 Everybody has their favourite spot right? Generally somewhere close to home, but far enough away to disconnect. Or maybe it’s a

DIY Projects 5 Comments

Retro Trailer Rebuild: Part 8

Its vehicle inspection day and John and I are madly finishing off a few little details before our appointment at midday. These include mudflaps, the odd cable tie, and some

0 to 150km From Perth 4 Comments

Martins Tank Campground

This post was last edited on 15th Nov 2016 Looking for some great camping near Perth? Located a 130km drive south of Perth via the Forrest Highway, Martins Tank Lake

How To's 5 Comments

Retro Trailer Rebuild: Part 7

New to the camper trailer rebuild? CLICK HERE to read from the beginning! Okay, so the camper trailer has just stabbed me right in the Achilles heel. Working with wood.

Overland & 4WD 6 Comments

Wellington Dam & The Lennard Track

It was an early morning in autumn, the air was crisp and the windows were foggy. The sun had risen and the morning dew was dribbling down the paintwork of

Gifts For An Outdoorsy Dad: Fathers Day 2016

So, it’s that time of year where you’ve gotta be finding the perfect gift for your outdoorsy father. Thankfully, outdoorsy people are generally quite easy to buy for. But if

Cooking & Recipes 0 Comments

Croissant Puddings In Grapefruit Shells

Let’s not faff around with some flashy introduction here. If you like croissants, long life custard and apricots; this one’s for you. If not, I’m sorry, we can’t be friends.

How To's 3 Comments

Retro Trailer Rebuild: Part 6

New to the camper trailer rebuild? CLICK HERE to go back to the beginning! Painting. 90% prep work and 10% actual painting. That’s what everyone with any experience will say,

GEAR ENVY 2 Comments

Harry’s Gadgets: Handpresso Auto E.S.E

Every time I go camping with Harry, that bloke sees me going home with a bigger list of gear I just NEED to have. In fact, it’s become such a