Should I stay or should I go? 

Don't get excited family members reading this. This isn't a question for me. I'm not coming home.........  just yet. I've spent a long time living in the UK with little to no face to face contact with others from down under. Well very little in the flesh, I've obviously spent a lot of time face…

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ANZAC Day & the Kokoda Track

Today is ANZAC Day. For those of you not aware what this is it a significant national occasion in both Australia and New Zealand and is always on the 25th April. ANZAC stands for Australian New Zealand Army Corps and during the war soldiers from Australia and New Zealand were always referred to as the…

Forget your year 6 school trip experiences here is 10 reasons to visit Canberra now

My sister has lived in lots of places both in Australia and overseas over her lifetime. She lived in our rural country town,  experienced the bright lights of Sydney, spent a semester in Sweden, lived in the midlands of the UK  and she even lived in the Italian Alps for a year when she didn't…

Australia Day 🇦🇺

Today is Australia Day (although technically due to time zones I'm a little late) anyhoo in the UK it's still Australia Day. I've had as an Australian Day as possible considering I'm on the other side of the world when the temperature only just slipped over 5 degrees. I've eaten timtams, twisties and rum balls,…

Almost home time 

As my current adventure draws to a close I'm getting a little sad at the thought of reality drawing in and the routine of normal life. Over the last three weeks my partner and I have been celebrating Christmas with family on the Gold Coast,  been surprised by best friends, gallavanted around the north island…