Christmas Tree

Tree

Not only is Christmas in the middle of summer here in Australia, but they also have school summer holidays at Christmas time too! Yes, I know that makes sense, summer holidays in winter would be stupid! But at the same time, a six-week summer holiday break with Christmas slap bang in the middle of it [...]

booklet

I have often spoken enthusiastically about Australia’s “free stuff” and at Christmas time, Australia’s free stuff comes into its own. So much so, that this year Brisbane City Council have released a booklet… Allow me to read it to you, kind of. If you were here, (maybe you are here?) you’d have been invited to [...]

Mumty

As you know, our weekend began with horse racing on Saturday, but how did it end? Allow me to tell you. On Saturday evening, we put up our Christmas decorations. Our idea of Christmas decorations is probably a little more conservative than most people’s idea. We have, for many years, simply put up a Christmas [...]

santas post box

With temperatures topping 30°C on a daily basis now, sometimes reaching 36°C, it can be easy to forget that Christmas is just around the corner. Luckily there are regular events which act as reminders to keep us on track, like Christmas trees appearing in shopping malls and ordinary houses beginning to look like something out [...]