About Australia’s ‘Bad Things’…


Today, again, in the news there was another story about somebody leaving their young child unattended and locked up in a parked car. This is a particularly dumb thing to do no matter what country you live in, but in a hot country, like Australia, it is stupidity of the highest order. But when it [...]


Nanny state laws, that’s what I really hate! My days of drinking in pubs and clubs until 5 AM in the morning are long behind me. But a big night out on the town is a big part of life for younger people, it’s what entices them to live in big cities. For most people, [...]

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Time to wrap up our one-week special about Coffs Harbour, and I’m going to do it with a video. Yes, it’s been quite some time since I posted one of my own videos up on YouTube, but technically speaking, this isn’t one of mine. For the entire week, my daughter Elizabeth and her two friends [...]


Almost 5 years ago I had a snake come into my house. Of course, the first thing I did was grab my video camera to record it all, you can see the video I made about it on my post called What Happens When a Snake Enters Your House? At the time, I was about [...]


This is another one of those ‘I’m not here posts‘. Yes, this morning, Mrs Bob, myself, Elizabeth and two of her friends all jumped in the car and headed south. We are going to be spending a week by the beaches of Coffs Harbour in New South Wales. We all had a similar holiday last [...]

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As some of you may know, I live in the outer western suburbs of Brisbane. Even though you can get to the city by car in just under 30 minutes (without traffic), the area I live in is semi-rural. We have a lot of green grass and fields around us, particularly in a couple of [...]

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Well, it’s exactly one month today since I had my operation and the whole Bob in Hospital thing, and guess what? I’m feeling a little bit better. Time to dip my toe in and write another article I think. Back in 2009 I wrote a post called Australia’s NOT Bad Things, which was all about [...]

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Some of you may remember that in January of this year we had a long weekend down on the Tweed Coast. It really is a most beautiful part of the country, here is just one of the pictures I took at the time… You can see plenty more and watch three videos if you check [...]