The Christmas parade

By Rowan  Actually, it’s officially called the Christmas Pageant. Why? Great question. I have no clue why it’s called that. Anyhow, It’s an hour and a half long parade full of over-the-top floats. They were actually kinda cool, albeit a bit cringy.   It was really weird to see all of these floats that people …

Un jeu de field hockey

 par Pippa Hier, moi et ma famille ont aller à un jeu de field hockey. C’était les filles qui jouais, les Hockeyroo’s (l'équipe nationale d'Australie) contre Japon. On n’avait jamais regardé cette jeu avant celui-là, alors je n’avais aucune idée c’était quoi les règles. Mais qui cens fous? C’était super amusant à regarder! Tous se …

Melbourne Cup day

By Rachel  Melbourne Cup day - who knew that a horse race would be such a big deal! I'm guessing that it's an event across the country as Melbourne is an 8 hour drive away from Adelaide, but there were still signs in pubs and restaurants recommending that people 'book a table' for the Melbourne …

Waiheke—why not?

by Neil   When my parents made the decision to emigrate to Canada in the mid-1970s, our other option was Australia. After visiting New Zealand, I’m now of the mind that they could have split the difference by moving to New Zealand and getting the best of both worlds. Don’t get me wrong, I love …