Category Archives: kangaroo

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

Posted in Artisan baker, Australia, birds, Canada, cats, cockatoo, cooking, CSU, Edmonton, farmers market, food, Jugiong, kangaroo, lake albert, lamb, visitors, wagga wagga, wine | Leave a comment

summer’s passed, it’s too late to cut the grass

For a couple of years in Canada, we watched a lot of HGTV real estate programs where people were trying to sell their house. There were two main messages: 1) location location location and 2) make it look like a … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, cycling, Hilltops, kangaroo, Moving, parrots, real estate, wagga | 1 Comment

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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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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on the road again (and trails and tracks)

It’s been a hard week for blogging…you must have all noticed that we missed doing a mid-week post :).  Lisa has been busy hosting an international visiting scholar, and Dan has been in Bathurst for work.  But we did manage … Continue reading

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Sign of the times…

As we drive, or walk, around Wagga and the surrounding area, there are a lot of things we see that are fun and interesting. Here’s a few… This is, obviously, an echidna crossing sign. It is on the CSU campus … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Cowra, danger, driving, horse poo, kangaroo, koalas, Melbourne, Riverina, road signs, traffic signs, wagga, wagga wagga | 6 Comments

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

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