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Jan 16 2017

Water, water everywhere – wet season in Darwin

Water, water everywhere. When it rains in Darwin in the wet season, it really rains. It buckets down. Within a few minutes the ground can be flooded. Water runs through the drains, creeks come up very quickly.

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Mar 23 2015

What’s the scariest thing about travel in Australia? Sharks? Crocodiles? Spiders? Not what you think

You might think the scariest thing about travel in Australia is the killer wildlife, and you’re right. Great white sharks, huge crocodiles in all the waterways, the world’s deadliest snakes, big spiders, blue ringed octopus at the most famous (and popular) beaches, irikandji – the list goes on. But they’re not the scariest. The scariest …

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Mar 08 2015

Beaches, hibiscus and fish & chips

We came for three days, and five days later we’re still here. Wouldn’t you if you could? Five days of perfect weather in a beach side location. Who wouldn’t extend their holiday.

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Feb 05 2015

How does your garden grow

It was one year ago today that I posted the first picture of my new garden. What a difference a year makes!

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Nov 01 2014

Miniature roses

I promise this blog won’t turn into one just about my garden, but lately it seems that’s where my energy has been focussed. That and taking photos of babies, but I know you don’t want to see that here. In a couple of days I’ll tell you all about my luxury cruise on Sydney Harbour.

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Sep 22 2014

Getting over the winter blues

For the first time in years I didn’t go away anywhere this winter. Which made it seem like winter just went on forever. I don’t care who says Sydney winters are mild – I’m not good in winter at all. Winter for me is like one long episode of PMS, and the longer it goes …

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