September 2016

Mag

Usually I start an article like this by saying ‘It’s time for another reprint of one of my Australia and New Zealand magazine articles’. Except, this time, it isn’t really time, because we only had one last week when I published the Cost of Private School Education: Australia and the UK Compared. The thing is [...]

Lake

Those who have read my previous posts on this subject will know that here in Australia Mothers Day and Fathers Day are both celebrated on a different date than they are in the UK. Whilst the UK is out of sync with the rest of the world on Mothers Day, for Fathers Day its Australia [...]

snake

Life couldn’t be better, could it? Imagine the scene: You are relaxing by the Yarra River in Melbourne, enjoying a barbecue with loved ones. You spot a hawk circling nearby and you admire the powerful bird of prey. Then something really unusual and scary happens. Yes, today is video day and the title of the [...]