Australia Holidays

singapore

In Friday’s post about Cycling in Brisbane I mentioned that I was away on holiday with Mrs Bob and daughter Elizabeth; we spent the week in Singapore. Of course, this website is about life in Australia so I am not going to tell you too much about what Singapore was like, except that it does [...]

April

In last months reprint of one of my articles in Australia and New Zealand magazine I spoke about Interstate Rivalry in Australia: A Few Nicknames. That was, in many ways, a precursor to some articles about my plane hopping experiences here in Australia, as the first paragraph will explain. By coincidence, the first city that [...]

Australia’s Free Stuff and School Holidays thumbnail

If I walk out of my front door and turn left, then left again and keep going for about 500 km, I get to a town called Roma, which is in the western Darling Downs. The town of Roma has a population of just under 7,000 people, and it is to those people that I [...]

hols

Here in Australia it is the start of another long weekend, just as it is in England. So it is time for us all to kick back and relax. My birthday is in the first week of May and when I lived in England, it became a tradition of mine to have a barbecue on [...]