I don’t remember ever seeing this sort of thing going on at Southend Beach when I was a kid, but they certainly have it here in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Tropical Cyclone Marcia tried to put a damper on the event a couple of weeks ago, but the sculptors were having none of [...]


For the unfortunate towns of this state that were battered by Cyclone Marcia last week, every day since has been a cleanup day. For those people, come Sunday, March 1 when it is officially ‘Clean Up Australia Day’ I’m sure it will just be business as usual. But what is Clean Up Australia Day? Clean Up [...]

ANZ Sept 14

Of all the pages and all the posts I’ve written on this website, I’ve never once given any of them the title of “G’day Mate!”, after all, it’s just not a proper title, is it? Well, it is today. This is another one of my reprints of articles I’ve written for Australia and New Zealand [...]