State Of Origin


If you are thinking of moving to New South Wales or Queensland, there’s something you need to know. I was tempted to say that this information is probably more important to you if you’re a bloke, but then I thought better of that. This information is crucial for anyone, whether guy or girl, considering living [...]


Australia don’t do civil wars, instead they have this: State of Origin. I’ve talked about State of Origin on a couple of occasions before. I saw my first State of Origin match in June 2009 and wrote about it in my post it’s all happening in Queensland. So if you’re not sure what it is, [...]

sports and rec

I have mentioned the State of Origin before on a couple of occasions and I did talk a little bit about its background in my post from last year when I watched my first ever game between the Cane Toads and the Cockroaches. Well, that’s the derogatory nicknames for the teams; let me remind you [...]

Steve Irwin feeds a croc

As you know from my post It’s All Happening in Queensland, this state is celebrating 150 years of independence. Part of those celebrations involved the public voting on Queensland’s top 150 icons. To do that, 10 categories were chosen and the people voted for their favourite in each category. The top 15 in each category  [...]


It’s been a big week here in Queensland, and it’s going to continue to get bigger. There is so much going on; I don’t know where to start. Here is as good a place as any……… State of Origin State of origin is a term used in sports and the best way I can explain [...]