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Australian Grand Prix

Living in such close proximity to Albert Park, for the last few days all we have been able to hear is the unmistakable roar of the F1 cars speeding around the track at Albert Park. Actually it is pretty difficult to be anywhere in Melbourne and not hear it.

I am not really into cars and husb is certainly no petrolhead but we got swept up in the whole thing, gave in to our curiosity and went down to the Australian GP for a bit of a nosey. Read more…


Melbourne or bust

So the time has finally come.
At this very moment, as I type, my beautiful sister, gorgeball of a nephew and lovely mum are somewhere between Dubai and Singapore, actually make that Singapore and Melbourne, or maybe it is Dubai and Melbourne? Hmmm if I am totally honest I am not sure quite where they are at this moment, what I do know is that I really don’t envy them the journey. The memory of my very same journey some 5 months ago is still etched in my brain, and I still bare the scars from the silent biting fight that I endured on the 2nd leg. It is certainly not one I intend on doing again for a good while.
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On the road again . . .

This weekend we thought we would try out the monster truck properly, so we went trucking down The Great Ocean Road.

The Bear was very excited . . .

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Monster trucking

What is it about men and machines? They seem to be obsessed with anything mechanical in much the same way I am about my shoe collection. The thing is though, my shoe collection, one can understand, after all I have spent years cultivating it, until I now have a collection that could rival Imelda Marcos, but this man obsession, This I just do not understand. Read more…

Criminal Behaviour

I pulled into the parking space and waited.


“Before I begin, I need to tell you that you are not obliged to say anything at this point, but anything that you do say can and will be taken down and used as evidence in a court of law”

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