Monthly Archives: January 2011

Wooloomooloo and Harry’s Cafe de Wheels

After being booted out of the Australian Museum at 5pm, we went for a stroll east of the City. We haven’t been out that way before, so we got to sample the delights of Wooloomooloo (what a cool name – … Continue reading

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The Australian Museum

This museum was great! I’m not always one for museums – but we were totally engrossed and actually ran out of time! A trip back is planned. The reason we went here was for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year … Continue reading

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Gutter cleaning…

$180 – yes you heard me correctly. That is the cost for a man to come and clear all the crap off the roof and clean the guttering. Maybe he saw me coming? Who knows. Maybe that’s an extremely reasonable … Continue reading

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Lovely new canvases of animal pictures

We have been in tidying and decorating mode, and we ordered four little canvas prints of some animals we took pictures of when we were away last year. They brighten up our bare walls no end. We couldn’t break old … Continue reading

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Bus driver – “Show me the way…”

Surprisingly when I got on the bus one morning, the driver put his hand over the ticket slot and asked me if I knew the area. Somewhat bewildered I replied that I did (Being a good Pommie I had been … Continue reading

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Australia Day!

Yes – Australia Day – public holiday, and a day everyone wears something with a flag on it. Weirdly it commemorates not independence, but the day the First Fleet landed. Aboriginals call it Invasion Day, or Survival Day. Generally there … Continue reading

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Sydney Wildlife World

It was time for the Pommies to get on with seeing the official tourist attractions of Sydney. First stop: Sydney Wildlife World – a tourist attraction on Darling Harbour (a very popular place with tourists indeed) The Wildlife World was … Continue reading

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