Tag Archives: Australia

Weeping willow

The day started off brilliantly for the Australian cricket team. The openers managed to put on a decent score to set the foundations for a glorious win. They were the first Australian Ashes opening batsman to score over a hundred … Continue reading

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New Aussie hero

Well, yesterday may have been a very exciting day of test cricket but it was nothing on today. Absolutely amazing stuff. I really wish I’d been there. The morning started well enough, the Australian batsmen playing well for half an … Continue reading

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Q-Day

I left NSW behind today and went north, to Caloundra. Mirinda, Bob and Fiona dropped me at Hornsby station (after which they continued on to Budgewoi) and I managed to hop on a fast, and very comfortable, train to Central. … Continue reading

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Sudden flight

The phone rang at 2am this morning. It was Fiona. She made no bones about it, telling Mirinda to book the first flight she could and get to Sydney asap. Things were not looking good. We jumped out of bed, … Continue reading

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Snap Bang Wallop

I’m pretty sure that today marked the first time I’ve had to research an Australian. I could be wrong but I don’t remember having to do another so I’m going to live under the assumption that I’m right and go … Continue reading

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In the news

I see that Australia has a new prime minister…and it’s a woman! Well done, I say! Mind you, it’s a bit like us and Gordon Brown. We didn’t vote for him but he replaced Tony Blair when he left mid-term. … Continue reading

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