10 More Fun Facts About Australia

My entry 12 Fun Facts About Australia is very popular so I thought I’d go for another round. I wrote it in 2012 and have … Read the rest


Happy Labour Day, Australia!

Today is Labour Day in Australia, the day in which Aussies commemorate the achievements of the Australian labour movement. Once upon a time, workers to … Read the rest


Vote for Batman

I received the most awesome letter last week. First of all, it came from the Division of Batman. Apparently, I live in the Division of … Read the rest


The Melbourne Star Encore

Last month, my partner Theo and I went on the Melbourne Star. This week, we went again. For our birthdays (mine is in November and … Read the rest


Something New

The photo prompt for the Expat Blog Challenge on Monday, February 17th was, “Something I never would have seen if I’d stayed home.” Well, there’s … Read the rest


Between Cultures

The prompt for the Expat Blog Challenge on Saturday, February 16th was to respond to the following quote from Sarah Turbull, “It is a bitter-sweet thing, … Read the rest


The Tourists are Missing Out

February is officially over and so is the Expat Blog Challenge, but since I missed a few days of it, I thought I’d keep going … Read the rest


A Toast

Today is the final day of the Expat Blog Challenge. The prompt is, “A toast to…”. A toast to Cristin, the blogger at In an … Read the rest


What Traditions?

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is, “A tradition I maintain.” I’m sad to admit that I don’t maintain any traditions now that I … Read the rest


The Outlaws

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is to recognize someone who has made my expat experience better. My partner Theo is the obvious answer. He … Read the rest


White Night Melbourne 2014

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is a photo prompt: a hidden gem. Considering it draws about 300,000 people and it takes place in … Read the rest


New Eyes and Extra Colors

Today’s prompt in the Expat Blog Challenge is to respond to the following quote by Terry Pratchett: Why do you go away? So that you … Read the rest