Australian-isms 101

I love being an Australian.  Not only is Australia a beautiful, unique country, it’s full of unique, eccentric people who say really weird things in a really neat accent.  In honour of all Australians, past, present and future, and in kind jest of all Americans out there, I’ve written a list of the things us … Continue reading Australian-isms 101


the old fallen tree

 Last Friday we went out to a local water hole with some friends.  It's always nice to get out of the house and into the water.  It was also special to catch up with our friends whom we hadn't seen a lot of in a while.  While Mums and bub sat at the edge, we … Continue reading the old fallen tree

Man or Beast?

"You have made him to have dominion over the work of your hands; You have put all things under his feet: All sheep and oxen, yes and the beasts of the field" - Psalm 9:6, 7  Earlier this year the live export of cattle to Indonesia went belly up (literally). A TV report showed some … Continue reading Man or Beast?

Julia Gillard for PM – again!

[picapp align="center" wrap="false" link="term=Australia+ballot&iid=9603732" src="" width="500" height="338" /] A few months back Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was overthrown by his deputy prime minister, Julia Gillard.  Apparently Australia - at least, the government - had had enough of Rudd and Gillard agreed to becoming new prime minister if they could pull this whole thing off.  … Continue reading Julia Gillard for PM – again!

Gone Campin’

Last week we went camping for three nights at a nearby National Park with some friends and their granddaughter (a new friend)  Coming home we felt very relaxed and refreshed – must be the lack of technology and the abundance of the great outdoors I think! As we set this up, Dad thought we'd be … Continue reading Gone Campin’