Sunshine Coast

Maroochy River

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, we have had a very busy weekend. Action packed! So what did we do? Well, Good Friday was our quietest day but we still managed to have our favourite Australian family round for a barbecue. All the (four) children play great together, us four adults get on pretty good [...]

Picnic

Sami is an Aussie girl who is lucky enough to live close to one of my favourite parts of this country, Mooloolaba. Sometimes I wonder if you think I am living my life here as if I’m on holiday, after all, I’ve not yet been here two years, it’s still so new. Well, Sami, who [...]

I have a category called “Australia’s Bad Things” and another called “Australian Climate”. Today, again, they meet. I have talked about the weather a lot and have often delighted in using the term “hot and sunny with clear blue skies”. And by and large it is. But then again…. Storms hits the Brisbane area – [...]

house

About a month ago the fifth annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey (I must have missed the first four) claimed that Australia has some of the worlds most expensive housing, quoting the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast as being in the top five of the least affordable areas in the world. I don’t get [...]