60,000 lights, 26 arches, 19 metres high, 25 days, twice a night, that would be Edinburgh's 'Street of Light' Set to a background of synchronised choir music which changes each performance, this event is luring tourists and locals out to see what it's all about. A predicted 250,000 people are expected to attend. Mum and … Continue reading Edinburgh’s Lights
Deciding I couldn't be overly productive jobhunting between Christmas and New Year I hopped across Australia to visit my relatives in Brisbane. When I got to Brisbane last year, I found it pretty hot. This year, not quite as hot as I remember, perhaps I am just beginning to get accustomed to this weather... :-). … Continue reading A Bit of an Aussie Christmas
I somewhat epically somehow managed to leave my iPad on a train... Day one of realisation was filled with hope and positivity that some kind soul filled with Christmas spirit might have handed it in to lost property. Day two, resigning myself to 'it's been taken', my mindset changed to 'there's nothing I can do … Continue reading One Stupid Moment…
There is currently a memorial called 'A seat to Savour' in Perth's cultural centre in tribute to those in Western Australia who have died in road accidents in the last year. Who will not make it to Christmas lunch. One hundred and fifty four seats surround a long table at its centre. These seats represent … Continue reading A Christmas Seat To Savour
Seeing the kids excited about Christmas was nice. Reminds you who it is really for. Now understand why people bought me and Lou the same presents!! Fun day had with Tony's relatives, eating, drinking, Secret Santaing and playing backyard Olympics. Was introduced to the wonderment of Cobb loaf - amazing!! Nice to relax and enjoy … Continue reading Christmas!!