The 2012 London Olympics

I’ve mentioned before that I was never a sports fan until I met the AFL. Nevertheless, I faithfully tune into the Olympics and watch sporting … Read the rest


Sunday Gratitudes

A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for:


Using Tampons in Australia

If you are squeamish about the subject of menstruation, you should stop reading now. And possibly seek therapy.


Advice for Future Expats

We all have situations we look back on and, with the benefit of hindsight, think to ourselves, “I wish I’d done that differently” or “If … Read the rest


My Right to Own an Arsenal

Charles Whitman in 1966, Edward Charles Allaway in 1976, James Oliver Huberty in 1984, Pat Sherrill in 1986, James Edward Pough in 1990, George Hennard in 1991, Columbine in 1999, Virginia … Read the rest


Sunday Gratitudes

A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for:


Gnomeville

I like gnomes. I’m not ashamed to admit it.


10 Great Australian Inventions

There are a number of items that we associate with Australia. The didgeridoo, the boomerang, and Vegemite quickly come to mind as Australian inventions. But Australia … Read the rest


The Joy of Coupons

You may have heard me complain about how expensive life in Australia is compared to life in the United States.  It’s tough to get a … Read the rest


Sunday Gratitudes

A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for:


Fourth of July at the Magic Kingdom

Spending the holidays at Walt Disney World Resort can be fun and also drive you mad.


Sunday Gratitudes

A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for: