Category Archives: travel

From tropical storm to snow storm

Woke to a winter wonderland surprise. Snow everywhere and lots of it. Apparently this is very very unusual for this area which seems right looking at the vegetation subtropical (sealevel) stands of bamboo somehow don’t quite look like they ought … Continue reading

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Sweets for Diwali

The festival of light appropriately celebrated in Bob Pressey’s lab meeting. How cool are they!!! The orange ones are Carrot, Green = pistachio, and the pink ones are a bit like coconut ice. Well done becs!

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How to make a drumkit

Last night we made the coolest drum kit. It’s possible we were over achieving a bit but Zac had to collect: A balloon, A rubber band A tin can Of course a long discussion ensued as to exactly which tin … Continue reading

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Pancakes and ear fungus

So one thing about Townsville – it’s not just like moving cities or moving countries or even like moving hemispheres. What it is is moving BIOMES! To be specific: from a cool temperate biome to a hot moist biome. I … Continue reading

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Appartment hunting

I forgot how much Estate agents really are surplus to requirements! Why is it that just because you want to rent a house rather than buy a house they feel no appreciable need to actually do their job. ARRRRH. But … Continue reading

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Thank you to everyone who made our time in Brandon Village so great

The last week has to rank as one of the craziest weeks of my life. Where even to start?! So many things have happened, good, bad, Happy and sad. Most momentously we (Ralf and I) are no longer the owners … Continue reading

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Day 1 Townsville for real!

Hello from Townsville.

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