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Raby Bay

Often on a Monday I like to reflect back on what I did over the weekend, especially if it’s something new and different. This weekend I did a few things that are new and different to me, which is quite an achievement considering I’ve lived here in Brisbane for nearly 9 years now. Let’s start [...]

christmas

In less than two weeks it will be Christmas. Really? This will be my 10th Christmas in Australia, and like the nine Christmases before it, it doesn’t feel like Christmas. How can it? Temperatures at around 30°C here in Brisbane, blue skies, people walking around in shorts and T-shirts. Whether it feels like it or [...]

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It’s not often I get up at 6:15 AM on a Sunday morning, but that’s exactly what I did yesterday. If you read Friday’s post called A Trip to Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, you will know that my daughter Elizabeth took off on her latest school trip on Sunday. It would have been a little [...]