Bondi Beach

Bondi to Coogee Beach: A Sunday Walk Unlike Any Other thumbnail

At the end of last month, when the school holidays began, the Bobinoz family jumped on a plane to Sydney for a four day break. Top of our list of ‘things to do‘ this time was to walk from Bondi Beach to Coogee Beach via the scenic route. As you can see from the map, [...]


A year ago I did a post about City2Surf, The World’s Biggest Fun Run, Probably. This event has been held in Sydney every year since 1971, so yesterday was the 45th run. What’s it like to actually take part in this event though? I don’t know, I’ve never done it, but I know five girls [...]


On one or two websites where I’ve looked, this race is billed as ‘the world’s biggest fun run’, but I’m not sure about that. Other websites disagree with that label, citing three, four or even five races that may be bigger. But let us not get too concerned about that, let’s just call it big. [...]


Those of you who have read my about me page will know that when I was a kid, I first practiced my surfer dude moves on the beaches of Southend-on-Sea. In those days, probably my biggest childhood fear was getting stung by the dreaded jellyfish. Yes, stories of jellyfish lurking in the darkened seas of [...]


With less than two weeks to go before winter here in Australia, time for a little escapism. This weekend I will be drawing the blue solar blanket across the top of my swimming pool as I put that little fun spot into hibernation for the winter. But that doesn’t stop us going to the beach [...]

Coogee Beach

I’m not a big fan of Sydney. But then I suspect Sydney cares very little for me too. As I’m not a fan, I will be brief. We’ll take a quick look around and then we’ll call it a day. Is that OK with you? What is my problem with Sydney? I am going to [...]