Kevin Rudd


It’s the final day of politics week here on Bobinoz and what a corker it is going to be as well. I’d like to thank members of the Australian Labor Party for their fantastic contribution to today’s finale, without their efforts this post may have been a little boring. But, as I said earlier in [...]

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But not quite yet. Back in England, although I am not overly political, I at least knew who I liked and who I disliked politically, as well as which party I wanted to win come general election time. Here in Australia, I’m not so sure. In three weeks and three days from now, on August [...]

les murray

On Friday I showed you a couple of clips from former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s farewell speech. The entire speech did go on a bit, way too long for anybody to have to listen to a politician. So that’s why I didn’t subject you to all of it. No, instead I chose to show [...]

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I hope you have all read my Definitive Guide to Australian Politics post. It covers everything you need to know about how we run things here down under. But even though I am clearly an authority on the subject, I wasn’t prepared for what happened yesterday. First, let’s go back in time and switch continents [...]


Today I want to talk about surfin’. Image Courtesy of monkeyc No, not that surfin’ – the other one! For some people, one of the first considerations when moving to a new home, let alone to a new country, is “can I get an Internet connection?” – so I thought this may be of interest [...]