Margaret River had one more surprise for us whilst we were there. I ended Wednesday’s post, called Four Days in Margaret River, Western Australia, by mentioning that some people go to Margaret River for the surfing. I included this photograph… That’s not just anybody surfing out there though, those are professional surfers, because whilst we [...]

Margaret River

There are quite a few travel websites around and some of them specialise in Australia. If you check out any of their Top 10 lists for places to visit, my bet is that Margaret River will feature in all of them. It would be absolutely nuts if it were not included. So when we decided [...]


For some reason I thought the “Jaws” franchise spawned many sequels, but I’ve just checked, there were only three. None of them were as successful as the first film, so I don’t think we can really expect a ‘Jaws 5’ to be coming out anytime soon, so this very short story will have to do [...]


Actually, not really things to do, but things that were done. Yesterday my daughter Elizabeth went back to school after having two weeks and one day off for the spring school holidays. The two weeks were for the spring school holidays, the one day was for Labour Day which was on Monday. Spring school holidays [...]


The temperature is tipped to hit 30° today here in Brisbane, yesterday I took the pool blanket off in preparation for the school holidays that start next week. Elizabeth, for sure, will want to be going swimming; all I need to do now is to test the pool water to make sure everything is as [...]


I know Christmas is well behind us now, but I just want to get this one out of the way. Then I’ll move on. This was how my Boxing Day went. You can read more about it below this video… We had already arrived in Australia by December of last year, so this was [...]