Straddie for the day

Yesterday, our house was buzzing before 5 am as we prepared to spend our Saturday on Stradbroke Island (or Straddie as they call it here.).  The trip to Straddie requires a bit of planning as there is an… Read More

A long holiday weekend

Did you know that Good Friday is quite a big deal in Australia?  It is one of three days (Christmas and Anzac Day are the others) during the year when most businesses are closed.  There were more things… Read More