Happy birthday Linda

Linda was able to take the day off from work on her birthday, so we decided to pay a visit to Cockatoo Island. It’s the biggest island in Sydney Harbour, but at 18 hectares it’s not exactly huge. It was named by the early white settlers after the large colonies … Continue reading

Killer bushfires hit Victoria during heatwave

While the north of Australia is recovering from massive flooding,  fierce firestorms have killed more that 173 people, destroyed nearly 800 homes and burnt out 350,000 hectares in the southern state of Victoria.

Uncle Nonoy Angeles visits

Linda’s Uncle Nonoy, his son David and daughter-in-law Lisa visit for a few days. We take them to Bondi, the Blue Mountains and do the sights of Sydney before they head back to Manila on 26 January. They will spend a few days there visiting family before returning to Indiana.