There are times when my only reason to buy something is to give my money to someplace other than Woolies. For those not ‘in the know,’ Woolies is Australia’s megalithic supermarket – the supermarket than owns or affects all other supermarkets. However, the local food movement is huge in Australia, and many areas have begun […]
I have to write about this one for no other reason than that it exists. Ice hockey. In Australia. As an American citizen living in Australia, I try to write about things that typify my new home, not my old. However, this is one old friend that brought me enough enjoyment that others should know […]
It’s hard to talk about “What to do in Canberra” without talking about the city’s markets. There are many, and each has its own specialty, but there’s something to be said for the quantity and variety at the monthly Hall Markets.
My childhood imaginings of the Garden of Eden were probably similar to most’s – gardens and forests full of the most unusual creatures I could think of. I also had a lot of childhood imaginings about Australia. So it may be fitting that the closest thing I’ve ever found to a “Garden of Eden,” I’ve […]