Friday is the day where I try and find out about something that is going on somewhere in Australia that I wouldn’t normally get to know about. Sometimes I don’t find anything, but that doesn’t mean nothing is going on. That happened last week, for example, so instead I found a couple of cool videos about [...]


My word, it’s about time I did some Christmas shopping. Wouldn’t want to leave it to the last minute. Every year I do this kind of Christmas shopping, what I love most about this particular shopping exercise is that it doesn’t cost me a single penny or cent, this shopping is completely free. It’s hypothetical [...]


This year’s Brisbane Festival draws to a close on Saturday the 26th. It will, of course, end with Riverfire, the traditional firework extravaganza during which pyrotechnics launched from the river will light up the city skyline. The festival runs for three weeks each year, so I missed most of it whilst I was temporarily BobinUSA. [...]


Often on a Monday I tell you what I did over the weekend. Today I’m going to tell you what I DIDN’T do this weekend. I didn’t go to yesterday’s Big Day Out on the Gold Coast. Here’s the story. A friend of mine said, ooh, about 4 or 5 months ago, “Fancy going to [...]


It was a bit of a cloudy day on Sunday and, of course, it is still pretty much the middle of winter here. But temperatures managed to hit a respectable 20°C, that’s still good enough for shorts. And every now and then, the sun did manage to peek through the clouds. We fancied getting out [...]

It’s been almost 2 years since I wrote my post strange Australian back garden beastie sounds. Today, I have a triple feature for you, three lots of strange beastie sounds not from my back garden but from my friends back gardens! Unlike before, this time I’m pretty sure I know who is making the music. [...]