Australia’s Bad Things

Australia does have some ‘bad things’, top of that list would probably be mosquitoes and cane toads. Spiders, snakes, sharks, they are not necessarily bad, but they are in this category as well. When you’ve lived in Australia for a while though, you realise that when it comes to wildlife there are far more good things than bad things.

Just so that you know, ALL wildlife appears in this category, good or bad. And I think you’ll find we have far more creatures that will put a smile on your face than will scare you.

Oh, and Australia does have some bad things that are inanimate; you’ll find those in here as well.


That was the news headline that hit me first this morning when I fired up my Internet browser. Apparently the new figures which were released yesterday reveal that 427,000 people emigrated from the UK in 2008. That’s the highest number ever recorded. The figures are extraordinarily high because half of those who left were non-British [...]