Category Archives: Canberra

Spring is in the air

It’s spring here in Australia, and with spring comes flowers. Not that there aren’t some things (trees, bushes and flowers) blooming in winter, but now, there are more. And one of the latest areas for spring blossoms to come to … Continue reading

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Profapalooza – Part 1

In an earlier post Dan mentioned that Lisa was traveling the country like a rock star and unable to keep up with posting blogs. Now, while some would argue that this was an accurate status update (she is a pretty … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Australia – it’s for the birds!

[Remember all of our previous posts about birds? Well, we now have a resident expert here in Wagga, as our friend Gloria has been visiting us for the past couple of weeks. She has written this guest blog to entice … Continue reading

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like a great big train…

When we first visited Wagga in early December 2010, it was a bit of a disaster zone. The 10 year drought had just ended, not with a whimper but with the skies around New South Wales opening up and wreaking … Continue reading

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across the great divide

In our last episode, we were in Canberra eating Ethiopian food. The purpose of that trip was to take Lisa’s visiting scholar to the Capital for some meetings. One of the things the guest requested, when Lisa asked her pre-trip … Continue reading

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Everything is upside down

People here walk the streets eating pie with their hands, but we go to an Ethiopian restaurant and they give us cutlery. Weird country! Of course the server did point out that we are in Canberra, which is a pretty … Continue reading

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capital radio

We’ve both been on the road this week, so not a lot of blogging time. The hilarious thing is that we both went to Canberra for work, separately. We overlapped a night – had some pretty good Moroccan pizza on … Continue reading

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