Monthly Archives: March 2006

World Trip 2006: Day 3 & 4: Johannesburg, South Africa

I went to the first 2 days of the South Africa vs. Australia Test Match at the Wanderers Cricket Ground.   I got fantastic seats, right behind the bowler’s arm. This is a great ground to watch cricket.   They … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 2 – Soweto & Johannesburg

After taking the guard dogs for a walk with the host of the Jo-Burg Inn (I was the only guest last night) I headed off on a tour of Soweto.   Soweto is the home of the initial uprisings in … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 1 – Melbourne to Johannesburg

After a farewell dinner I have a restless night thinking about everything that is ahead of me.   Will I be okay by myself, will get unwell, what great experiences will I have.   This is a massive 150+ day … Continue reading

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IR Reform: Work Choices

On the very day I’m leaving for 5 months I’m thinking about the Australian Governments Work Choices legislation and I’m wondering what type of country Australia is turning into.  The changes that start this week will have a lasting effect on … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006 – Almost There

Well it’s getting closer and closer to I leave Australia on this very big trip. I’ve finally uploaded photos from the USA leg of my last world trip.   I’ve added the extra trip to London (including Eurostar train trip … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006 – Update

Well it’s been a very busy time getting ready for the upcoming trip.   I’m now had my last vaccination and picked up some South African Rand.   I now know some semi famous people.   Two friends have made … Continue reading

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Last Tennis Match

Well my tennis team lost Saturday’s Semi-Final by 2 games.   This was not only my last event as captain but also probably my last at the Mt Carmel Tennis Club.  I couldn’t ask for a better group.   We … Continue reading

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