Tonight, in London at 9 PM British Summer Time, the £27 million ($40 million AUD) opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics will begin. The three hour extravaganza is likely to be watched by something like 1 billion people from around the world. Those of us who want to watch it here in Australia will have [...]


We had not featured a survey on this blog for a while until Monday’s offering about the cost of living comfortably in Australia. But it seems surveys are like buses; nothing for ages and then three come along together. Today I read that 15-year-old Australian students came joint second with New Zealand (behind Korea) on [...]