Last Sunday, K and I headed up to Caloundra. We arrived bright and early after having dropped of K’s parents at the Brisbane airport at 7:15am. We spent much of the day by the ocean lazing around and reading the Sunday paper (whose headlines were to do with the election result). I had a swim. Read more about The Rustic Cabin[…]
It appears that the majority of my fellow Australians care little for truth and justice, and more about the dollars in their hip pockets. I’m shocked at the extent of the Coalition’s victory. This isn’t the Australia I grew up in. Judging by this image, somebody out there is at least as angry as I Read more about The Australia I knew is no more[…]
Just finished watching The President Versus David Hicks on SBS. It was a very interesting documentary. David Hicks’ letters to his parents provided remarkable insight into his mentality on the way to his being captured by the Northern Alliance in Afghanistan and handed over to the US. Hicks’ father, Terry, aided by his son’s numerous Read more about The President Versus David Hicks[…]
Ernie has had a new home for a while now. Now Barret the Bear keeps me company instead. :)
On Saturday evening, I watched about half of Herbie Rides Again. I’d quite forgotten how deliciously corny that series of movies is. My favourite line comes just after Herbie drives off a wharf into the ocean, and begins motoring for the shore. A shark (surprise, surprise), begins to follow Herbie, and Nicole (Stefanie Powers) says Read more about Herbie Rides Again[…]
Regular readers of this blog will know that I have a penchant for Devonshire Tea. Karen shares this weakness, and we feel it is our civic duty to review as many establishments in Brisbane (and nearby places) that serve Devonshire Tea as possible. Our first review is of the Kuta Cafe at Mount Coot-tha, which Read more about The Devonshire Tea Review[…]
Nigel and I finished watching the Star Wars trilogy today. After all this time, it still has to be one of my favourite movies (taken as one) of all. It’s your classic story of good versus evil, but as far as those kinds of stories goes, Star Wars does it best.