Monthly Archives: September 2010

Photo 273/365 – Hunter Valley Escape

Photo 273/365 – Hunter Valley Escape

We were all loaded into coaches and taken out to the Hunter Valley wine region for the day today. All 4000 of us! We were …

 

Photo 272/365 – Full moon over Sydney

Photo 272/365 – Full moon over Sydney

Tonight we went to Manly on the ferry for dinner. As we left Circular Quay, I noticed the moon hovering above the Opera House. The …

 

Photo 271/365 – Havaianas

Photo 271/365 – Havaianas

Slip slops, flip flops, thongs, jandals. Call them what you like. This was the Havaianas display in a shop window and it really caught my eye! Tweet

 

Photo 270/365 – The view

Photo 270/365 – The view

This is the view from our hotel in Sydney. It is a 7 shot panorama. I love the HDR effect that I got with this …

 

Photo 269/365 – The Opening Ceremony

Photo 269/365 – The Opening Ceremony

Tonight was the Opening Ceremony to the World Golden Oldies Rugby tournament in Sydney. Besides being fed, we were entertained with live music and these …

 

Photo 268/365 – The QVB

Photo 268/365 – The QVB

This is the roof of the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney. I took this while walking home from Chinatown tonight. The fact that the iPhone …

 

Photo 267/365 – Packing the car

Photo 267/365 – Packing the car

Not long now before we head off to Sydney, so tonight I loaded the car for an early (5.30am) start tomorrow. Tweet

 

Photo 266/365 – Reels

Photo 266/365 – Reels

I cooked a BBQ tonight. When I looked up at my rods I thought, “Wow, I look like a pro angler!” In actual fact, only one …

 

Photo 265/365 – Packing

Photo 265/365 – Packing

Tonight we started packing for our trip to Sydney. Not completely packed, just getting things ready – suitcases, backpacks, rugby gear, Klein Jaap, etc Tweet

 

Photo 264/365 – Chapel Street

Photo 264/365 – Chapel Street

I worked at our Prahran Campus again today and when I finished, I walked down Chapel Street to my wife’s office. I spotted this building …

 

Photo 263/365 – Drought?

Photo 263/365 – Drought?

Victoria has been in a long drought but recently we have had quite a bit of heavy rain. The dam levels are up, the vegetation …

 

Photo 262/365 – Brown trout

Photo 262/365 – Brown trout

This afternoon I went fishing up at Lillydale Lake with my brother-in-law. After 3 hours of fishing, this was all we had to show. A …

 

Photo 261/365 – Gerbera

Photo 261/365 – Gerbera

These are my wife’s favourite flowers! So as part of my garden planting session this morning, I planted these in a pot near our front …

 

Photo 260/365 – Fisherman

Photo 260/365 – Fisherman

This afternoon after work I went for  run around Lilydale Lake. Trying to get some fitness going for our rugby trip to Sydney at the …

 

Photo 259/365 – Keep cup

Photo 259/365 – Keep cup

This little ‘gadget’ is called a Keep-Cup. It’s for take-away coffee. You take it into your favourite coffee shop and they make you coffee in …

 

Photo 258/365 – Watching TV

Photo 258/365 – Watching TV

Our cat loves watching TV. I’m pretty sure she doesn’t actually follow what goes on, but she loves the motion. Only problem is that sometimes …

 

Photo 257/365- Prahran Town Hall

Photo 257/365- Prahran Town Hall

I worked from our Prahran campus today. I drove into work with my wife and then caught the tram the few blocks to the campus. …

 

Photo 256/365- Big Screen

Photo 256/365- Big Screen

My father-in-law decided to upgrade his house by buying a new TV. Actually, he bought 3! Two LCDs and a 55″ LED. Of course, yours …

 

Photo 255/365- Dancing

Photo 255/365- Dancing

The kids went to their first dance performance this morning. The theme was farm – Josh the farmer, Isi the cow. Unfortunately when it came …

 

Photo 254/365- Rugby lunch

Photo 254/365- Rugby lunch

Today was our end-of-season rugby lunch. We met at the pub for a few beers, some food and to watch the big game on the …

 

Photo 253/365- Cotton wool clouds

Photo 253/365- Cotton wool clouds

When I left home this evening to go pick up some take-aways, this cloud was looming above the driveway. Fortunately, it didn’t bring any rain! Tweet

 

Photo 252/365 – My office

Photo 252/365 – My office

This is where I actually sit and work most days. My desk, my PC, my home from home! This is 21 photos stitched together with the …

 

Photo 251/365 – Garden frog

Photo 251/365 – Garden frog

My kids insisted that I took this photo. This is there garden frog and according to them, it keeps the snails away.  This is also …

 

Photo 250/365 – My first tulip

Photo 250/365 – My first tulip

Remember this photo? Well, this is what it looks like now. And there are two more buds, so hoping for some more beautiful flowers to …

 

Photo 249/365 – At the cinema

Photo 249/365 – At the cinema

Our kids spent the night with the in-laws tonight, so we thought we’d treat ourselves and go to the movies. My wife chose “The Expendables” …

 

Photo 248/365 – Cowes Pier

Photo 248/365 – Cowes Pier

Because today was our last day on Phillip Island, the sun came out to bid us farewell. It was a beautiful morning and we went …

 

Photo 247/365 – The Pier

Photo 247/365 – The Pier

It rained down in buckets last night and into mid-morning. As soon as it broke, we headed down to Cowes to try our luck at …

 

Photo 246/365 – Home from home

Photo 246/365 – Home from home

We arrived on Phillip Island today, where we will be spending the weekend with family in a beautiful rental property. The house is an old …

 

Photo 245/365 – Tea for two

Photo 245/365 – Tea for two

My wife worked late tonight, so I got to have dinner with the kids. They were very well behaved and ate all their dinner for …

 

Photo 244/365 – Alcoholic

Photo 244/365 – Alcoholic

My brother in law returned from 6 years overseas. The last 4 were spent in Dublin. These are some of the ‘intersting’ items that he …

 
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