March 2013


This weekend is Easter, and like most people I’ll be taking a bit of a break. So there will be no post on Good Friday or Easter Monday, normal service will resume next Wednesday. What will I be doing with my time off? I’ll tell you what I won’t to be doing, and that’s going [...]


My daughter, Elizabeth, who is now 9 and in year 4 said to me the other day “Daddy, did you know there are only two days a week when I don’t do any sport at all?” No, I didn’t. So I asked Elizabeth to explain, and here’s how her week pans out: Monday – She [...]


I suppose it is quite surprising that up until now I haven’t written anything about Wolf Spiders. I was reminded to do so though, when Mike made a comment on my post What It’s Really Like to Be Bitten by a Redback Spider. Mike was bitten by a spider the other day; he thinks it [...]


For any of you who have read every single page on my website plus ALL of the comments (congratulations!) you will have come across some comments made by Pravdaseeker. Prav, if I may call him that, arrived in this country December of last year having moved from the USA. He also bought his dogs with [...]


As you know, here at Bobinoz we love a survey or a report. Hot off the press, today I came across the summer 2013 report from RP Data all about property prices in Australia. First, who is RP Data? In their own words, they are “the biggest provider of property information, analytics and risk management [...]

They say time flies by when you’re having fun, and it’s true. Every year that we’ve been living in Australia, and by that I mean a full calendar year, I have made a video about it. Would you believe it? We are already up to year five. 2012 was the 5th full year that we’ve [...]


Firstly, if you don’t already know, used cars here in Australia are not cheap. For more details on that, check out my post Buying a Car in Australia. What’ll it Cost? Having said that, somebody made a very interesting comment somewhere on this website saying how great it was used cars here in Australia retain [...]


Any of you who have read more than half a dozen pages of my website will know that I love my life here in Australia. In fact, I love Australia. There are some things here in Australia though that are bad, which is why I have my category Australia’s Bad Things. This category was born [...]