Brisbane City Council


Who pays the ferryman? Nobody. But I’ll come to that in a minute. But before we get to that…… I’m still getting quite a few e-mails asking how I’m doing and if things are back to normal yet? So I thought today, with it being just over a month since the floods, I’d give you [...]


I have mentioned previously in a post about junk mail,  that leaflets, free local newspapers and free magazines along with gazillions of free shopping store catalogues regularly find their way into the BobinOz letterbox. I seriously have no idea where we get all the trees from, although, thankfully, most of this stuff is printed on [...]

You can never find a park(ing) space when you want one! I had a great idea for today’s post. You see, today is Park(ing) Day. Park(ing) Day began in 2005 when Rebar, a San Francisco art and design group turned a parking space into a park in a protest against the amount of space being [...]


In last weeks post we talked about the world’s worst insect, the mosquito. At the foot of that post I mentioned that this week I would introduce you to the mozzies irritating little brother. Technically I am not sure if they are related, but they are both ‘orrible little bloodsuckers. First, a picture of this [...]


Putting out the rubbish here in Australia seems to have rather more of a ritual about it than it ever did in the UK. Back in England, as it undoubtedly is here, your refuse collection service will vary depending upon which local council serves you. So I can only talk about how it used to [...]