Temperatures

park

On Sunday evening I went for a little walk around Rocks Riverside Park which is in a suburb called Seventeen Mile Rocks, about 10 kilometres south of Brisbane City. Here’s a photograph taken by somebody smart who owns a smart camera… That photograph is courtesy of the Wikipedia page all about Rocks Riverside Park and its [...]

ANZ

This year, Brisbane apparently had its coldest winter for 11 years. As I write this, winter is well and truly behind us. Today was not exactly scorchio, but it was a beautiful clear and sunny day with temperatures hitting around 28°C. That’s about 82°F or so. But when I wrote this article for the August [...]

Australia and New Zealand magazine

It is a little ironic that today’s reprint of my article for Australia and New Zealand magazine is called “It Was a Hot Day”. As you probably know, only a couple of weeks ago I was experiencing some “Very Cold Days” whilst holidaying in Tasmania. But as I write these articles a few months in [...]

shoulders

Regular readers will know that, come the weekend, we usually try to find something different to do. But not this weekend. This weekend was all about work. Firstly, my daughter Elizabeth had a dress rehearsal for her up and coming Christmas concert, a three hour extravaganza in which she will display her recently acquired talent [...]

When we left Melbourne it was 35°c. We drove for six hours and when we got out at the end of our journey, it was 17°c. In old English, that’s a drop from about 95°f down to 62°f. We were heading for Warrnambool, which is pretty much at the end of the Great Ocean Road. [...]