Discovering Australian treats – the Anzac biscuit

I had never heard of Anzac biscuits before Mildura – they are golden brown and filled with oats. And I love oats! Our local grocery store sells largish tubs of them and I had seen them in a few caf├ęs about but I hadn’t tasted one yet. However, one evening one of the lads bought…

Vivid in pictures & some ice cream

Once a year the Sydney Opera House, Customs House, Darling Harbour, and the Contemporary Art Gallery, to name a few spots, are lit up with spectacular laser and light shows. There are random art instillations dotted here and there like the giant blow up white glowing bunnies; my personal favourite and even the ferries take…

A Spot of Rugby

I have only ever gone to an actual rugby match once. It was in the Wesley Stadium in Dublin and the Leinster B team played. Embarrassing as it sounds, the reason my flatmate and I had decided to go, other than we had both never been to a match and enjoyed watching the game, our…