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

Sunscreen

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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