Whales

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I’ve got two quite stunning videos for you today as I bring you the latest and most noteworthy news from around Australia. On Wednesday I mentioned Sydney’s severe weather and gave you the briefest details of the rain, snow and gale force winds that engulfed the area. Sydney storms 16 October 2014 Unfortunately, the first [...]

flying fish

As you probably know, I’ve written a lot about whale watching. If it is possible to aspire to being good at whale watching, so far, I haven’t. If there were a whale watching competition, I wouldn’t qualify for the finals; it’s even possible I could come last. But maybe my “watching” talents lie elsewhere. Let’s [...]

South Bank Parklands

It’s been an absolutely glorious week here in Brisbane, a great start to the spring school holidays. If this were England, we’d be talking about a summer heatwave. It’s not. It’s Australia. And it’s still only early spring. On Monday, as you know, Elizabeth went to Redcliffe with her mummy and some of her friends [...]

whale watching

Last time I went whale watching, it was from North Stradbroke Island’s Point Lookout just over a year ago. It wasn’t the most successful whale watching trip in history, we didn’t spot a single whale. If you recall, I took hours of video footage but ended up showing you just one picture, because in that [...]

whale watching

Last week I presented you with a very long list of things to do with your kids during the school holidays. But for as long as that list was, it didn’t cover everything, as we proved on Friday. Because on Friday, we went whale watching at Point Lookout on Stradbroke Island. Turns out that Point [...]

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I have no intention of getting all political on this blog, after all, it is purely about what it’s really like to live in Australia. But I couldn’t let this one pass by without a mention. The big news out here, which I’m sure you have heard about, is who hit who? Yes, I’m talking [...]