January in Australia is not just summer, but the start of another exciting season of tennis. Almost every state in Australia is involved in live tennis action for the lead up to Grand Slam excitement in Melbourne. Continue reading “Open Season on Tennis”
ANZAC Day is the most important national day for Australia and New Zealand. It commemorates the anniversary our two nations fought side by side together during World War 1. It is a day which brings together people, old and young to remember the hardships and spirit of mateship. Continue reading “Rosemary for Remembrance”
Dawn was not only the start of a brand new day, but it was a strategic defensive tactic employed by the military. The early morning light, as the sun slowly rose slowly over the horizon, played tricks on the eyes. In war, it was the perfect time to take advantage of your enemy.
And so was born the Anzac Day Dawn Service. Continue reading “Strategic Dawn”
Camels are an intriguing animal and not temperamental as I discovered during my camel ride at Uluru last year. They are actually gentle and friendly. My camel, name Wally, was a great example of a placid camel. He was happy to follow along on our mini sunset camel train. Continue reading “Photo of the Month: Camel Train”
It has to be a sin for an Australian never to have been to Australia Plains. Okay, so there is not a lot out there, but after the rains during winter rural Australia is beautiful. Continue reading “Australia Plains”
A trip to Kangaroo Island is not complete without a visit to the south-western most point of the island. Here you will find an impressive natural rock formation called Admiral’s Arch. Continue reading “Photo of the Month: A Wild and Rugged Admiral”
You don’t have to leave Australia to taste the flavours of Europe. Take a walk along the South Bank in Brisbane where you are literally spoiled for choice of restaurants and cafes. Continue reading “Europe in Australia”