Category Archives: CSU

Guest Blog – Going to Wagga Wagga? You must know someone there…

[Lisa edit: Another visit and another guest blog, this time by fellow Canadian ex-pats Kristie and Leo Saumure, who came to Oz from their home in New Zealand to compete in the Sydney half-marathon. Kristie (Lisa’s first PhD student) and … Continue reading

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let me fill your cup

A couple of weeks ago, we posted a very odd, very short entry about how things here were a bit messed up.  That was, in a way, a continuation of a post from months ago…and also related to a number … Continue reading

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Guest blog – Fly me to…Wagga Wagga!

[Lisa edit: Writing this blog is hard work (yakka!) – we have to come up with ideas, we have to be creative and witty, we have to have photos… So we hope that anyone who comes to visit will be … Continue reading

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everything you ever wanted to know about kangaroos

Having now lived in Australia for 2 months, we are experts on kangaroos. So, for those outside of Australia, here are a whole bunch of facts and trivia about kangaroos. For those of you in Australia (or anywhere else who … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, birds, cats, CSU, emu, food, kangaroo, wagga, wallabies, wildlife | 4 Comments

Wine and cheese at work

CSU has, as strange as it may seem, both a winery and a cheesery. Yes, that might seem odd, but then again, this is Australia, where many things are a bit odd. In our time knowing about them – from … Continue reading

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W7 – Who, What, Where, When, Why, Wagga, Wagga

We realize that everyone might not know what is really going on, so decided to we should put some things into context for those on the periphery. Rule #1 of journalistic storytelling is the 5 w’s: who, what, where, when, … Continue reading

Posted in CSU, food, Moving, Owen Sound, small town culture, Uncategorized, wagga, wine | 3 Comments