01 Eastward Bound
02 The First Days Ride
03 Vegetarian Hungarian Goulash
04 The Girl With The Long Black Hair
05 Bald Bob
06 Bush Tucker Man
07 Yellow Canary
08 The Great White
09 Zen and Salt Water
10 Wine Fest
11 Wind In Their Whiskers
12 Bonnie Doon
13 Backpackers and Roast Dinners
14 Phillip Island
15 To Tassie We Will Go
16 Devil's Island
17 The Rabbits
19 Test Ride
20 Cuccumber Cafe
21 Alpine Country
23 Road to Gundagai
Out of the blue, I was asked to write a story for a motorcycle club magazine. I thought
about this request for a moment and said "I don't have anything to write
about right now," to which they replied, "make something up."
That's how The Adventures of Red Dog Devil and Bat began!
The story is about four Australian animals, Red the kangaroo, Dog the Dingo,
Devil the Tassie Devil and Bat the Wombat, travelling around Oz on their
Harley-Davidson motorcycles. They have a little stowaway on board called The
Skink. The Skink is the little guy writing about the boys’ adventure and
posting the instalments on the web!
I contacted a long time friend and once upon a time motorcycle rider Michael
Jessop-Jolly and said "any chance you could draw me some pictures of
these dudes I'm writing about?" To which he replied "I'll have a
I sent Mike the first couple of instalments so he could tune into the characters and I
must say the pictures he came up with were beyond my wildest dreams. Thanks Mike!
I am having the greatest fun writing this story, even I don't know what's going to happen next!
Jane (The Skink)
You may also be interested in reading the accounts of my own motorbike trips:
2007 Perth to Tassie
2008 Perth to Victoria
2010 Perth to Victoria
2013 Around Oz
For your special graphic art requirements you can contact
Michael Jessop-Jolly (Off-Stone Advertising Publishing).