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Random Au-bservations

Random Au-bservations

It’s been 2 weeks since my last post and I think, unless something really newsworthy happens in between times, I’ll probably reduce to fortnightly (that’s Aussie for every 2 weeks) posts going forward. This is because I think I might finally feel...
1 Weekend, 6 Celebrations

1 Weekend, 6 Celebrations

I told you last week that I would have fun stuff to report on this week and I will not disappoint! Not sure where to start, so let’s start with the biggest event in Rockhampton, which only happens every 3 years, Beef Week! If you click on that link, you’ll...
Moustaches, Mullets, and Frozen Fries

Moustaches, Mullets, and Frozen Fries

Well, as crazy as it seems, it’s been one year since we arrived in the Land Down Under! I took this photo at the airport in Toronto on May 3’23, loaded down with as much luggage as we could get away with on the plane to keep us going until our shipping...
Anzac Day

Anzac Day

On November 11, we went to Emu Park for the Remembrance Day ceremony. You may remember that Emu Park has the most incredible memorial walkway along the ocean so that’s why we went there instead of Yeppoon for the Remembrance Day ceremony. That is also why we...
It’s not fall, it’s autumn!

It’s not fall, it’s autumn!

I’ve been doing fairly well learning to spell some words differently (e.g., paediatric, organise) and use a few new vocabulary items, but one thing I’m really struggling with is changing how I think (and speak) of seasons. If I want to refer to something...
Foodie Tour of SE Qld

Foodie Tour of SE Qld

First – my apologies to everyone for last week’s blog being down for several hours! I actually wrote it early but not long after I published it, the hosting site went down and didn’t come back up for several hours. I received some panicked emails,...