Surviving Armageddon

Armageddon

So, we made it. Perhaps Armageddon, a term often used in a generic sense to refer to any end of the world scenario might be pushing things a little, still this weekends weather events were a little obscure to say the least. Apparently this weekend, the Western Australian Bush was […]

Should You Emigrate to Australia? – A Personal View

There are plenty of people wondering whether to emigrate to Australia. The lure of a new life with higher living standards and better prospects for your children has always been a big draw for new migrants. But as someone who decided successfully to emigrate to Australia from the UK, what really motivated me was to hear the stories of those who had gone before me.

Getting Hot! Hot! Hot!

Phew! What a scorcher. Yesterday saw the hottest day in Perth for nearly two years with the mercury hitting 42.9C . By 5am, the temperature at Champion Lakes near Armadale were already 30.4C – warmer than in Marble Bar, which is Australia’s hottest town and only 20.6C at that time. […]

Poor Weather? Take It Easy Man

So I’ve been getting updates on email and Facebook from friends back in the UK and the general consensus of opinion seems to be that the snow was great over Christmas however everyone is kind of getting ‘over it’ now. Looking on the BBC’s website today it looks like the […]

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Well this is our third Christmas since we arrived down under and the family and I are really looking forward to a nice relaxing Christmas day. The Turkey has been taken out of the freezer and the next 24 hours should hopefully provide sufficient time for the thing to be […]

Spring is in the air

I can’t believe that it’s nearly spring! On the basis that the Aussie season is about 6 months ahead (or behind) the UK then the 1st of September here in Western Australia makes it the equivalent of March back in old Blighty. It’s been a pretty ‘avvo’ winter and it’s […]

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