We arrived in Sydney from our long-haul flight from San Francisco to find the weather hotting up and with the forecast for a warm summer’s day.  To get over the jet-lag we didn’t want to crash and sleep all day, so after we checked in to our B&B just off Kings Cross we went, Read More

While back in Australia, I took the chance to visit my aunt Karen up in Townsville, in far north Queensland.  I hadn’t seen Karen in years and I thought this would be my last chance to catch up with her for the next few years.  Also, being winter, it was a great chance to, Read More

After leaving Switzerland and completing my Nepal/India trip, I was back in Australia for about six weeks over winter before I had to head to San Francisco for business school.  I took the chance to do something I always wanted to do and planned a week snow shoeing and camping up in the Australian, Read More

Finally got around to scanning in some old photos from my years in the Australian Army: August 1994 to January 1997 – Officer Training at Monash University Regiment (including Recruit Course in December 1994) 26 January 1997 – Officer’s Commission at Graduation Parade and Ball January 1997 to late 1997 – Platoon Commander at, Read More