Blazing Swan 2020: Perception CANCELLED

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The Blazing Swan Committee has made the incredibly difficult, but right, decision to cancel the Blazing Swan Festival this year. This is in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and in response to advice given by myself, and by government. This is heartbreaking … Read More


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It’s just essential. We’ve all been burned before, and I don’t know about you, but I’m never keen to repeat the experience. In the Emergency Department, I’ve seen patients with second-degree burns from the Australian sun alone. The only problem … Read More

Expedition Insect Repellent

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Insect repellent is essential when going on expedition anywhere where temperatures don’t require a jumper, and sometimes even then. The only well proven insect repellent worldwide is┬áN,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET). The higher the percentage, the more effective it is. Realistically you need … Read More

Rotary Shark Tank 2018

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DeployED was a finalist in yesterday’s Rotary Shark Tank (yes, in the style of the TV show. No, not the TV show.), hosted by Rotary Applecross at the wonderful Tompkins on Swan. DeployED was incredibly lucky to be chosen as … Read More

Leave No Trace

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It’s funny how some things seem so obvious when you meet others who share your ideals. I feel strongly that humans’ impact on the environment must be minimised in any way possible. One of the principles of the Blazing Swan … Read More