I remember the day. I was managing a pub in Buckinghamshire in the UK called “The Stag”. My folks were visiting from South Africa and we were about to sit down for some lunch when my mobile phone beeped. It was a message from my brother back in South Africa. “Turn on your TV”, it […]
A Google doodle tribute to artist, performer, and pioneer Freddie Mercury for his 65th birthday.
Melbourne has done it again! After losing its number one ranking to Vancouver in 2002, the city is back on top in the Global Livability Survey which ranks 140 cities worldwide. There were 4 Australian cities in the Top 10 – Melbourne at 1, Sydney at 6 and Perth and Adelaide joint 8th. Melbourne scored […]
So the census night has passed. I filled in the form online and sent it off. Apparently, 90 people a minute were sending in their census forms online at one stage. Pretty impressive! Anyway, I thought I’d show you my own personal InfoGraphic created via the government’s Spotlight website: http://spotlight.abs.gov.au/ You can create your own […]
While London burns and the world markets crash, Australia is having political problems of its own. The PMs ratings are down thanks to her Carbon Tax and new refugee laws and Labour is way down on it’s latest poll. Not that it’s really a problem for me – I can’t vote anyway! But more importantly, […]