Category Archives: culture

From Australia to Austria – the journey begins.


When do your holidays actually begin?  Well, I say probably months in advance as you begin researching and anticipating, which is exactly what I have been doing! The excitement of anticipation is part of, and almost as enjoyable AS the … Continue reading

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Getting to the bottom of things.


I’m feeling a lot better today. Whew, not quite as bloated and full of hot air. I think the problem is… I suspect, and have done for some time that my digestive health is not as it should be to … Continue reading

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Why Aussies should celebrate Christmas in July, not December.


I have lamented on the ludicrousness of our Christmas celebrations in the Australian summer time before. Bah humbug you say. Well, there’s good reason ok! I will explain. Christmas- as a date on the calendar really has very little to … Continue reading

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Designer Vagina’s


Nope, no picture. Now that you’ve picked your jaws off the floor after reading a title like that…please let me warn you that this blog post is something I feel particularly passionate about.  Not, vagina’s per se, but the whole … Continue reading

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Our family outback adventures (Part 2)


The next part of our journey took us on the Gunbarrel Highway. Yes, they call this crude corrugated dirt track a “highway”. It took about three days for us to painfully slowly – cross the Gunbarrel and in all that … Continue reading

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Don’t rock the boat baby!


Wow, I “think” for the first time in the eight days since I have returned from my cruise adventure that the earth has stopped rocking. I don’t want to jinx myself, because I’ve had that feeling before and then the … Continue reading

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I confess.


I have a confession. You will all be absolutely appalled at me. Disgusted. I can see the looks of horror already from here. The revulsion, as you come to know the REAL me. You ready? (This is hard.) Ok…. Brace … Continue reading

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The antisocial network.


I resisted creating a facebook account for years, sick of hearing facebook this and facebook that…and having people ask me “How come you’re not on facebook?”. It was like some sort of cult….some mass following, and I usually resist these … Continue reading

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Journeys.


It’s funny when you look back on the road map of your life, how the twists and turns bring you to precisely this very moment. Some are simply minor detours while others are main roads that you simply cannot avoid. … Continue reading

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