Great Outdoors

South Bank Parklands

It’s been an absolutely glorious week here in Brisbane, a great start to the spring school holidays. If this were England, we’d be talking about a summer heatwave. It’s not. It’s Australia. And it’s still only early spring. On Monday, as you know, Elizabeth went to Redcliffe with her mummy and some of her friends [...]

Tropfest

Well, that’s what I would be demanding if it wasn’t that Tropfest is yet another of the many Australian outdoors event that is completely free of charge. For those of you who are really only interested to read about the life in Australia stuff rather than me having a rant, click these links to read [...]

ducks

I have a post on this blog from July 20, 2009 called Australia – The Great Outdoors. It’s about just one weekend in winter last year involving a party on the Saturday, outdoors and including barbeque of course. And then on Sunday, a picnic combined with a stroll along the river. Well, now I have [...]

surfer

Enough of this already. I absolutely love it living here in Australia, but just lately I must have come across like some kind of whingeing Pom. I’ve talked about dust clouds, snakes, killer sea creatures and expensive new and second-hand cars. So it’s about time we had some fun! Time to remind ourselves what living [...]

Brisbane River

It’s been another glorious Australian weekend. It is difficult to describe how much of an impact moving to Australia can really have on your lifestyle. But I will try. This weekend is a great example. Please bear in mind as you read this that we are now in the depths of winter. The weekend got [...]