Last night I headed into the city to watch the Rebels’ first rugby game in the SuperRugby tournament. The trains were full of people as there were also 3 Aussie Rules games on. We arrived at the stadium. The excitement was everywhere; finally Melbourne had a rugby team that would compete on the world stage. […]
Visit to Ongard and Mali at the zoo
Yesterday we thought we would surprise the kids with a visit to the Melbourne Zoo. We arrived 10.30am to find a queue waiting to turn into the Zoo car park so we snuck around the back and parked at the basketball centre. The queue at the Zoo entrance snaked all along the wall for about […]
No, not me. Although I had a pretty rough weekend too! We had some friends down from Sydney at the weekend and took a drive up to Healesville on Saturday. We went via Yea (pronounced “Yay”) and caught a glimpse of the devastation that the fires had caused. Still lots of burnt out cars and […]
Victoria burns – update
It seems that the fires are finally under control although strong winds still threaten to fan the embers and start it all over again. For a real time map of where the fires are, try this link: http://mapvisage.appspot.com/fires/FireMap.html For some more photos and news of the bush fires: http://www.abc.net.au/news/events/bushfires/
Hot, hot, hot!
Yes, it was hot in Melbourne last week. Four days above 40 degrees C! And it was just as hot in our office ‘cos the aircon wasn’t working. We had 38C in the office on Friday afternoon. Today, 26C feels cold! The heat caused bushfires along the South East coast of Victoria. In Melbourne, 700 […]