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Christmas Downunder

It is a strange idea for those living in the northern hemisphere to spend Christmas in Summer. But as an Australian,  the act of spending Christmas… 451 more words

Kangacinos on the beach

On Sunday 13th January we said farewell to Wave Rock and headed back to the coast.  Our first destination was Bremer Bay, well east of Albany.  963 more words

Gap Adventure

Australia – Brutal Young Student Killing Questions Melbourne Safety

20 January 2019

Although Melbourne is considered to be one of the safest cities in the world, the brutal killing and rape of a young exchange student this week, who was at the time Facetiming her sister, has led many to believe that this view should be adjusted. 326 more words

Australia Day

In just under a week on Saturday 26th January it is Australia Day here. This day marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet ships into New South Wales and the raising of the Great British flag in Australia to claim it as British. 1,270 more words

Australia Travel

Sounds of the Mountains (the dog just sneezed)

When a dog sneezes, it’s a beautiful sound

It’s sniffly and snuffly and snotty and loud

When a cat stretches, it’s a pleasure to see… 201 more words


Art Delivery

I suppose it was about four years ago when I cold canvassed Saddler’s Court Gallery in Richmond, Tasmania. I’d classify myself as a quietly confident but somewhat shy person.  153 more words