Month: April 2013

Ute Tribute

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU10xo38li8] The first utes – okay, Ford Coupe utilities – were manufactured in Australia in the 1930s, to be passenger cars and farm vehicles. Yep, to carry people and pigs. A versatile vehicle in the past, the ute has become

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Ocean’s Infiltrator – Three days to go!

[youtube=http://youtu.be/C_vCqMz5pW4] Ocean’s Infiltrator release date: 30 April 2013 Sexy mermaids surface once more, to sing up chaos on ship and submarine, sea and shore. Joe survived the dolphins at the Abrolhos, but he has fish in his head and his

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The Battle of Cocos

  On 9 November 1914, the first Australian naval battle took place, starting at Direction Island at the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. It was the Battle of Cocos, between the HMAS Sydney, the SS Emden and a captured coal vessel, the

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Sirena’s Storm

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZBF7CiUNuE] 19 February, 1921. A cyclone approached the Houtman Abrolhos Islands with gale force winds and fierce swell that would demolish jetties and boats alike. Four fishing boats huddled off Rat Island for the night, anchored and chained securely against

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