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TRAVELLER ZOO – Expertus supercilius

Expertus supercilius

Like a leopard stalking a young antelope, he lurks, lip curled in a knowing sneer, as novice campers take three tries to back their caravan into a parking spot, consult the tent assembly manual and futilely twiddle knobs on the gas BBQ. Then he pounces.

Identifying call: ‘You need a hand with that?’

Illustration by Simon Letch, and thanks to the Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age for continuing to publish our contributions each week.


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We’re always reluctant to leave Amsterdam and come back to Australia. We’re delighted to see our family and friends again of course, but when, after five months out of the country, the plane thuds down at Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport and we open a newspaper we’re jolted into a depressing reality check. Continue reading


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