Tag: Australia

Thoughts on Returning to Australia

It’s been just over a year since I left Japan.  It had been six years since I had lived in Japan.  Since it’s Australia Day, I thought it was a good opportunity to list some of the differences I’ve noticed

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It was a dark and stormy week

It was a dark and stormy week. There was lots of rain in northern NSW and south-east Queensland.   My parents’ house is okay, but some towns near here had to be evacuated and some of the roads were cut off. 

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Across Australia By Train

Last month I flew to Perth in Western Australia.  It was the first time I’d been to Perth in 22 years. It had changed a lot since I was there.  Apparently it had even moved states. Perth is a really

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