Koala

koalas

It’s been a tough weekend here in Australia. On Friday, just a couple of hours after I posted my roundup of the news, Doug the baby koala passed away. Tomorrow is Australia Day here, a national holiday and a day of celebration. In light of poor Doug, it will be a true test of this [...]

7news

DONG! Egg almost fries in King George Square. DONG! Dog stolen in audacious shop raid. DONG! Koala in intensive care. DONG! Eastern brown snake breaks into Ipswich shop. Nothing is stolen. Good evening. I first mentioned the Australian news to you in my post about what happens when there isn’t any news. Since then I’ve [...]

koala

I don’t think there is any doubt that this next intruder is the one intruder that really turns my wife’s stomach. She can’t stand them! A lot of people can’t stand them. We’ve not had too many actually in the home, my best guess would be about six to eight in the 18 months we’ve [...]

roos

Starting Tomorrow – Moving to Australia "How did I get here?" - David Byrne 1980 How do you emigrate to Australia? What is it really like to go through the whole process? Some of you visiting this blog will know what you need to do and some of you may have no clue at all. [...]