Monthly Archives: July 2011

MDF’s Mum arrived and the sun shines

Summer time is HERE! Well, actually mid-winter, but it sure feels like summer. After the misery of last week’s rain, the sun has come out EVERY DAY. It’s around 20 degrees. YEAH MAN – we are happy Pommies. We are … Continue reading

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Weird Brisvegas

I went to Brisvegas (that’s Brisbane to you) for a work conference. To me, there is just something odd about Brisvegas (It’s odd that it gets called Brisvegas for a START). Anyway, there was a weird spaceship tower thing near … Continue reading

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Whale Watching

It was my BIRTHDAY – Whoo Hoo! – and this Pommie was going Whale Watching. It very nearly didn’t happen due to the WORST WEATHER ever seen in Sydney – it was pretty bad – flooding, rain, winds – FOR … Continue reading

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Champagne!

Today we drank the champagne that we got from the Hunter Valley. Why? – I hear you ask… 1) It was time for the final of the Apprentice UK 2) I had a good day at work – somebody bought … Continue reading

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Julian Assange and Snowtown

We had two aims for today: 1) Find the (sort-of) famous mural of Julian Assange somewhere in the back-streets of Stanmore. 2) Go to the cinema. We accomplished these goals by going on a long walk from Balmain over to … Continue reading

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Manly – Narrabeen walk

The Pommie walkers continue through the winter weekends, and now we were done with the harbour and off up the coast. From Manly, you can pretty much walk north for about 16 hours all the way up to Palm Beach. … Continue reading

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Manly – North Head walk

Now this is a MUCH better walk than the over-hyped Spit Bridge to Manly Walk. This walk has better views, and goes through a former school of artillery and several different types of terrain. Really amazing views of the city … Continue reading

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