If you have ever visited my homepage, and hopefully you have, you will have seen that it has links to a selection of videos. The very  first video on it, Our First Full Year Living In Australia, went live on January 1, 2009 just after midnight and launched this website. The video contained some of [...]


I’ve just finished writing a brand-new article for Australia and New Zealand magazine. It’s worn me out, it really has, I need to rest. I just don’t have the energy to write tonight’s post. That doesn’t matter though, because I can publish a reprint of a different article I wrote for the magazine some time [...]


As you will probably recall from Friday’s post, I’ve been away for A Long Weekend on the Sunshine Coast. We stayed in a rental in Maroochydore for three days, six of us in all. It had a balcony overlooking the river; very nice… But what can you do on the Sunny coast? 20 Things to [...]


It’s Friday evening here in Australia, the start of another weekend. Here in Queensland, as well as in Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and South Australia, it’s even better, it’s a long weekend. Monday, October 5 is Labour Day for us. Next year though, Labour Day in Queensland will be in May. Here’s how [...]

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A bit of a short post today on account of the fact that I am not here. I am in Maroochydore. So I wrote this post yesterday and set it to be published today at 6 pm my time, so that the rest of the world will have it first thing in the morning. But [...]