About Gumbies

When Gumbies founder Michel Maurer, discovered the Aboriginal rite of passage -“Walkabout” – at the age of 16 when he and his family received their emigration visa for Australia. These were very exciting times, Australia then was a mystical land and still relatively undiscovered. He didn’t realise how much this would influence his own highly original take on life and his future career.

Freedom and adventure were in his DNA, never wanting to be constrained by four walls and always staring out of the window, dreaming up his next quest or things to make out of discarded bits and pieces in his Dad’s garage. Many escape attempts were made to avoid conformance to what or anything that got in the way of what he considered ‘real living’……

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