Happy Australia Day!

Happy Australia Day! It’s a day that gives pause for thought both for those people who are Australian by birth and those who are Australian by choice. Coming from Scotland I’ve often been asked whether I was torn between the country of my birth and the country I choose to live in, but I don’tContinue reading “Happy Australia Day!”

Happy Halloween!

It’s Halloween in a few days time, on 31 October, and already I’ve heard enough people complain about us celebrating an ‘American tradition’ here in Australia that I’m moved to set the record straight. Halloween isn’t American. Yes they have a distinctive way of celebrating Halloween in the US with Trick or Treating and rewardsContinue reading “Happy Halloween!”