She is a classic outback woman with a love of wild open spaces.He is a French-Swiss sophisticate from the frozen heart of Europe’s snow county.After smashingtheir gold target last season Henri Chassaing and Kellie Carter are faced with a new, sky-high season target, the duo must go deeper and harder than ever, on a new mission to explore every last gold-bearing corner of the wild bush.Godzone Dictionary, written by Auckland-based author and broadcaster Max Cryer, is filled with expressions such as "skite", "jandal", "bring a plate", and "box of birds", which are spoken daily by his countrymen but mean little to outsiders.In Newzild, he explained, flip-flops are known as "jandals"."A New Zealand businessman called Anthony Yock had the idea for them in 1957 when he saw, in Japan, a sandal which had a wooden sole and a strap that passes around the big toe," said Mr Cryer.
With a built in bathroom and toilet, their caravan is more “glamping” then camping.
It’s a risky venture - one mistake on the unpredictable ground and they risk getting stranded, far from rescue.
For a smooth running, zero stress, well tuned partnership, it’s a daunting challenge. As these two feisty, freedom-loving souls are the first to admit, when it comes to gold, they don’t always see eye to eye.
Supported by Sydney's Mickey Kojak and fellow South Australian Tigerilla, Motez will get under way at Sydney's Metro Theatre on 1 September, heading to a warehouse party in his hometown at 157 Franklin St, then on to Perth, back east to Brisbane and, finally, rounding out at Melbourne's Corner Hotel.
The metropolitan run is but the tip of the iceberg for the scribe, who has plans to unveil a regional string of shows in the near future.