Recently, I have come across a rather remarkable woman. Of course, she drew my attention because she is an avid fan and collector of Akubra hats, and I love a lady that can wear a hat. But after following this vibrant lady on her adventures, I came to realise there is much more to Selina Win Pe than meets the eye.
What does it take for a boot to be elevated to the status of national icon? R.M Williams has been producing boots of outstanding handcrafted quality since 1932, and some say the Craftsman is the national boot of Australia. R.M. Williams is dedicated to sourcing the finest leathers in the world and putting them into the hands of Australia’s top craftspeople, ensuring a highly stylish yet durable boot that’s become globally famous.
It can be a rite of passage here in Australia to at some point pack up your life into a van and head off to do the big lap. And many people who make the decision to head out on the road also find themselves faced with another hard question…. do I take the dog?
What exactly is Campdrafting you might ask? Although the stock horse sport bears similarity to American western riding sports such as Cutting and Reining, Campdrafting originated in Australian 130 odd years ago. In a recent interview with the ABC, 85-year-old Campdrafter John Stanton says he recalls the story of one of the first official Campdrafting competitions.