I’ve been having a frivolous conversation on Facebook with my friend Sharn from Family History 4 U and Family Convictions and her overseas mates. The topic has been about Australian vernacular expressions and how they can be so easily misunderstood by non-Aussies. It finally occurred to me that I’d done a series of Aussie-isms in … More A winter excursion to the Top End?
Last year I participated in the 2012 A to Z challenge and my theme was my family’s heritage places, long past and recent. Because it related to family history, I my stories posted on this blog. This year my theme is about tourist spots and interesting places to visit across Australia’s north, especially in the … More An invitation to A to Z
Most of you know that we recently revisited Papua New Guinea. I’ve decided to add some photos on my Tropical Territory blog as a change of scenery from its focus on the Northern Territory. If you’d like a change why not drop in and have a look. The blog was originally intended to be photos only…..but you … More Tropical Territory – PNG Photos
The Darwin Festival finished on Sunday with a performance of Dirtsong. I’ve written about it over my Tropical Territory blog if you’d like to read about it. There’s no more Spiegeltent and no more twinkling lights in the trees. The food stalls with their delicious food have packed up and we’ll all be back to visiting the markets or … More August fun is drawing to a close
It’s the Dry Season in the Top End and as usual Darwin has been humming with activities, but this month it reaches a crescendo of activity with the Darwin Festival. August in Darwin is filled with such amazing opportunities: Indigenous singers and performers, international artists, the Aboriginal Art Festival, the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres … More Darwin Fun in the Dry: Photos, Stories and a Laugh