Swagman in the Living Room

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 - 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Daintree paradise

Imagine a rainforest critter, a huge flowing beard, a storytelling wizard who commands the attention of walkers by…… surely he was a candidate for the Renegade Economists? This was Australian swagman culture in living form, those living on the land, enjoying the commons and a (somewhat) free life. Well here is Pirate Rick, a living legend up here in Tropical North Queensland, living the Byron to Cooktown coastline. He was part of the 70s awakening at the Aquarius Festival (Nimbi) which led to the establishment of Tuntable Falls. Pirate Rick was a frontiersman who then travelled north with many others to enact life as a custodian of our precious rainforests. Show notes - www.earthsharing.org.au

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Karl Fitzgerald