Monthly Archives: May 2011

Good Sports

You know that stereotype that Australians love sports? It’s not a stereotype. It’s fact. Well, from my experience it is, anyway. Within the first few days of being in Sydney it was clear I had stepped into fitness fanatics territory; … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset: a growing obsession?

While I have known for quite some time that I have a slight, shall we say interest in good light, and documenting moments that stand out – the sun hitting a sandstone building early in the morning, turning it to … Continue reading

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Pick ‘n’ Mix: why Aussie fruit farms aren’t for me

Since we got to this sunny land there have been many conversations about fruit picking: whether to hit the fields to extend our visas for an extra year, whether it’s worth the pain and poor pay, where to go to … Continue reading

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Sydney: A Place to Call Home

It’s funny how Lady Luck can switch your mood around so fast. One minute you’re down and out, dragging your feet along the backstreets of a city you don’t really know, a little lost and trying to lift yourself with … Continue reading

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There was an old woman who lived in a shoe…

If, at that moment, Ashton Kutcher had jumped out from behind a door or pulled off the fat suit he’d been wearing to pose as the Asian businessman lingering on the threshold, supposedly also interested in the property, I wouldn’t have been surprised. Continue reading

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A Right Royal Knees-Up

When I left London, I thought I’d manage to leave the hype around the Royal wedding behind. And I genuinely thought I had, as very little mention was made of it over here (at least not in my immediate vicinity) … Continue reading

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On the Road (again)

Wakey wakey, rise and shine! Time to head back out along Great Ocean Road, but this time in reverse. Not literally in reverse, of course – I doubt I would be alive to write this if we’d tried that. In … Continue reading

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