Australia Day

If you’re like me and you’re not from Australia and are not connected to it in any way, then it may be possible you’ve never heard of ‘Australia Day’. As far as I can make out, it’s much like July 4th in America (Independence Day), except it’s 26th January here (chosen because the 26th January 1788, … Read more Australia Day

Arrival in Oz

The first day of the next year or so of our lives began today. After a 7 hour flight in which we slept on and off for most of the way, we landed in Adelaide around 9am local time with the sun ’splitting the stones’. Quite a contrast compared to both Northern Ireland where it’s freezing, … Read more Arrival in Oz