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Long-Distance Walks with Mark Moxon

Pilbara Bushwalk: Day 5: Spinifex Scratches

I've seen the needle
And the damage done

'The Needle and the Damage Done', Neil Young

Pillinginni Creek
Pillinginni Creek

Neil might have been talking about a different kind of needle, but I reckon if he'd gone walking through spinifex, he'd have written the same lyrics all over again. Spinifex is a bastard, and if I never see it again, I won't complain. However, seeing as it's as common as mud in the outback, I think I'm going to be spending plenty of time in its pleasurable company in the coming weeks.

Our riverside camp on day 5
Our riverside camp on day 5