Sculptures by the sea

Sculptures by the Sea is a coastal walk with sculptures from Bondi to Tamarama beach. Each year it gets bigger and better, with local and international artists entering the competition. They get about 500 000 visitors each year. Bondi beach The sculptures work in well with the environment. They are also humorous. They are all... Continue Reading →

Sydney sightseeing

Today I was a tourist in my own city. I managed to see all the sights for free in one morning, walking at a leisurely pace. I also managed to keep clear of shops and enjoy the beauty of the city and it's history, minus the commercialism. There are a lot of stairs, so this... Continue Reading →

Tasmania- so underrated

Tasmania is the small island south of the mainland of Australia. Many Australians and also tourists don't venture this far south, which is a shame because it is so beautiful and different to mainland Australia. To get there, the ship 'The Spirit of Tasmania' sails twice a day in summer, every 12 hours and you... Continue Reading →

Where to call home?

Today I interviewed a lovely lady called Sue Mc Cormack who has lived in Queensland, Sydney, Canberra and currently Melbourne. Here she compares what it's like living in each city. Australians are leaving Sydney. For more than four decades, Sydney has lost more people than it has gained, and Australians are leading the charge. According... Continue Reading →

Strange Weather…

NSW is 100% in drought.   South coast, near Ulladulla My son went to school yesterday dressed up like a farmer, and took along $5 to donate to the cause. Some farmers are really struggling. For the first time in recorded history, 100% of the state of NSW is in¬†¬†drought Over the last 10-20 years... Continue Reading →

Who am I?

My name is Melissa and I've lived all my life in Australia (apart from a 3 month stint in London). I've never really considered what life was like living here until I married my Hungarian husband Gergo. We have a son Oliver and live in Sydney. To say there have been culture clashes is an... Continue Reading →

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