Going for a wee donner through downtown Perth this afternoon, I stumble upon this: Continue reading
Ok, when I arrived in Sydney yesterday, I was tired from the journey and the heat and mibbe I’d had a tiny drink on the plane, so all I could do was squeal in delight at how comfy my room was and fall sideways on to the bed. Today? Well, today is a different story altogether. Continue reading
Sorry. But how could I not?
I arrived in Sydney this afternoon and made my way to what seems like a slightly boho, charmingly shabby corner of the city where my digs are, and it’s really rather lovely. Continue reading
Having been here for two weeks now, I’m obviously qualified to write a comprehensive treatise on the continent of Oceania. Here are some Things I Have Noticed. Continue reading
Welcome to my humble abode!
Happy Australia day! Lady Watson, who I’m travelling with, calls it Invasion Day. I believe it’s a massive deal around the country and we left Perth just in time to miss the festivities. But never worry! We’re here, at Monkey Mia, and it is beautiful and they have Australia Day bunting, so I feel complete. Continue reading
I write this from the future, where I can advise you that it’s warm and pleasant but we still don’t seem to be using jetpacks on any kind of regular basis. Continue reading
I’m not even there yet and Australia is everywhere. Andy Murray is slowly baking on centre court in Melbourne and flying doctors are valiantly fighting bushfires. Maybe I misheard that last bit of news. Continue reading
The Australia countdown is on! It’s been feeling like it’s months away for, well, months. All of a sudden, it seems, there are two weeks to go and a few minor details I still need to sort. Like currency. Insurance. A beer helmet. Continue reading
I’ve got a little pair of fatty balls. Whoah yes. And yesterday I pierced each one with a piece of wire and hung them out the window. In fact, one pierced ball coming up: Continue reading