Tag Archives: Katoomba

I am the Mountain, I am Mudgee

It was three and a half years since we first arrived in Sydney. In that time we had explored the city we had decided to call home for a while, gallivanted up and down the east coast, popped over to Tasmania, hopped up to Darwin and a few more places in between. But as for […]

Bright Christmas

  At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year. Thomas  Tusser Sorry to burst your bubble there Tommy but you have obviously never been to Sydney! Here we also celebrate Christmas in July. Every year in the month named after Julius Caesar, Sydney’s ex-pat community load up their wagons […]

…you always take the weather with you!

All those months ago in our little flat in Greenwich we began planning our trip. The end goal for the medium term was to make it to Sydney. Karen had been to Australia in 2006 on a backpacking trip with two friends so she would be our guide when we made it Down Under. As […]