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Australia: New Years Eve Sydney

January 1, 20122 Comments

Am I still dreaming or did we really just spend  Sydney New Years Eve together watching the fireworks from what has to be the best free NYE vantage point in Sydney?  No I’m not, we have the pictures and videos to prove it (you do stop taking pictures etc as you become entranced by the display).  As […]

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Australia: Gold Coast to Sydney

December 30, 20113 Comments

Gold Coast Gadgets Weather and Driving  Apologies for the delay in the blog update, we have suffered a slight technical hitch.   The laptop had a bit of a fit and the screen decided that it did not want to behave as a screen but instead as a kaleidoscope of multi coloured pixels. This set me […]

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Fraser Island, Noosa & National Parks

December 24, 2011

Just like the Radio Times Christmas TV guide, this is a bumper edition.  So sit back get a glass of your favourite tipple and read on. The weather has been a bit mean to us over the last few days, gradually getting worse (the worst Australia has seen in 65 years.) Did this little bit […]

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Australia: Gold Coast Relaxation

December 21, 20113 Comments

Melbourne to Adelaide Gold Coast As I write this we have now spent the last three days on the Gold Coast in Broadbeach, just south of Surfers Paradise.   If we had stuck to Plan A we would have spent these days in Adelaide (in torrential rain as it turned out) and be on our way […]

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Australia: Melbourne Travel Thoughts

December 19, 20111 Comment

G’day!  We’ve had a fab time in good ‘old’ Melbourne. I say old, as although this place is on a massive expansion plan for 2020, the city retains an ‘old-fashioned’ charm.  Melbourne is pretty big already, as far as global players go, you’ll see apartment blocks being erected at a phenomenal rate and  many historic and characterful buildings, […]

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