June 2009

origin

It’s been a big week here in Queensland, and it’s going to continue to get bigger. There is so much going on; I don’t know where to start. Here is as good a place as any……… State of Origin State of origin is a term used in sports and the best way I can explain [...]

visa

If you are new to this series and would like to start at the beginning, please go to Moving to Australia Part 1 The story of how we moved to Australia is nearly over. As you know from last week’s post, we received telephone confirmation that our Visa was granted on the 18th of July [...]

koala

I don’t think there is any doubt that this next intruder is the one intruder that really turns my wife’s stomach. She can’t stand them! A lot of people can’t stand them. We’ve not had too many actually in the home, my best guess would be about six to eight in the 18 months we’ve [...]

football

Yesterday I told you I had occasion to wear long trousers on Saturday night. So, what was I up to? Well, this….. What’s up? Not clear enough? Let me explain. Me and a few of the boys (6 in all) decided to go into the city to watch the FA Cup final. We went to [...]

winter

Today is the first day of June and whilst the UK is at the start of their summer, here in Australia it is the first day of winter. That picture was taken today at 4.10 p.m. about 3 minutes from where I live, looking towards an expanse of nothing much. Last week the temperature was [...]