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Cruising the Good Times In Melbourne

A winter getaway to Melbourne, Victoria was food for the soul with so many options on offer from historic laneways and byways filled with hip cafes and graffiti, to blockbuster sporting events such as the Champions League at the MCG. 355 more words

Mixed news from the Great War and a special Australia Day in 1915

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society:

Featured Image: The Australia Day 1915 procession down Campbell Steet Moruya. 813 more words


Pacifists Threaten Australian Democracy - Really? Enter Monty Python Stage Right

  Every two years, around 30,000 troops from the USA and Australian Defence Forces descend on various locations in Australia to rehearse war in Exercise Talisman Sabre (did you hear the rattling?). 2,067 more words

Australian Contemporary Culture

Big Day Out, 2013

I may as well start the music blog off by writing about the photo that I’ve set as my header image. It was The Big Day Out: Australia Day, 2013. 514 more words


Kicking goals far from footy's home

First published on January 28, 2015 by Bound for Glory News

Young men in guernseys and studded boots form parallel lines for a kicking warm-up. The umpires, wearing fluoro orange, test their whistles and throw-in skills in the lead up to the first bounce. 1,125 more words



This garden brought many memories of visits to spectacular gardens in China, the noticeable difference being the bright sunshine and clear blue sky. It really is something special, and more so when sharing with a friend! 463 more words

A long awaited trip to the Great Barrier Reef

It is a crying shame that I had never visited the Great Barrier Reef, especially considering I lived most of my life in Cairns, North Queensland! 440 more words