Silly mid-on, silly mid-off etc. Australia is in the throws of an Ashes Series so cricket is at the top of my agenda at the moment. I might mention that the Big Bash League is also in full swing. I thought that there could be no better time to read this autobiography.I am really enjoying…
Money makes the world go round. . . . .
We were recently in Canberra for a day and we paid a visit to the Royal Australian Mint. The picture above is the entry that we used when we visited with our children many years ago. We were now visiting with our granddaughter and we were surprised to find that this is no longer the…
Not one but two
Out on our front grass recently. Not one but two echidnas. We generally see an echidna, an Australian monotreme, at some time each year but this is the first time we have had two at the same time. They obviously don’t feel threatened here.
Tuesday Travels. . . A Canberra attraction that is often missed by tourists
Canberra, as our nation’s capital, has many attractions for the tourists but one which is perhaps not as well known as the others is the National Archives. . . . “We are the nation’s memory – a living collection of government records illuminating our history and identity.” It is an unprepossessing building which in its…
ANZAC DAY 2016
Yackandandah Memorial Gates.
A new lamb ad for Australia Day
I know Australia Day is not until 26th January but this is a chance to remind you to get your lamb ready. Watch as Lee Lin Chin and Lambassador Sam Kekovich embark on ‘Operation Boomerang’ – their mission to save Australians abroad from going without the essential lamb barbecue on Australia Day.