Posts in category Australia

Short Haircuts – or a Shit One?

Bad Hairdressing

Haircuts. We all need them at some point, even if you like the shabby kind of look that makes you look sort of homeless. Except for some of us who become folically challenged later on in life (I’m not that far away). And there’s nothing like trying to communicate to a barber or a hairdresser […]

Fire Danger Rating Sign! But It’s Too Late!

Fire Danger Rating Sign

If you’ve ever travelled in rural Australia, you might come across the odd Fire Danger Rating sign which indicates the likelihood of a fire occurring in the general vicinity that day. Australia’s vegetation has evolved to be pyrophyllic (fire loving) because for the most part, it’s an arid country and the bush has adapted to […]

Australian Citizenship Test. What it really should be like!

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I’ve never had to take one because I was born here, but for many people who immigrate to Australia from overseas, most have to jump through a number of hoops to get hold of that treasured piece of paper that is Australian Citizenship by undertaking the Australian Citizenship Test. This involves a number of multiple […]

Funny Nun Habit Costumes – Taking Account of Current Affairs!

Nun Habit Costumes

Here’s a nomination for what could possibly be one of the most bizarre tourist attractions of the week! And you’re not going to find this one anywhere on a tourist board list of things to do or a travel guidebook! It’s one of those odd local traditions that require a local’s knowledge to send you […]

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