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Just a quiet day in Brighton.
Boys went to the hotel to watch the Lions vs Port Adelaide...hoping for a win. Ouch!
Enda and Paul took their families who played with their loom bands...a bunch of tiny rubber bands. Very hard to pick up once ...
... and I headed to Sydney to see the Aussies flog the poms. At one stage we were worried that they'd win too quickly and our tickets would be for an empty stadium...Allen's planning was immaculate
We've had a stack of visitors
* Alison and Bruce to pick up their 'new' car
* Mark and Wendy
* John, Tan, Kai and Ren from Beijing
and then most recently we had Matthew Dean plus his friend ...
... Onsen (population 3800! a little different to Tokyo) it was snowing, and in the dark it looked like a winter wonderland.
Suzuki dropped us off at our accomodation, we thanked him for looking after us and being so kind and helpful. He always had a smile on his face.
We walked in into our lodge at 22.00hrs, ready for a sleep, but not before a cup of tea.
The lodge was warm and welcoming with a real log fire.
... soph?) Took an afternoon stroll down Carlisle St. and Chapel St. to the suburb of Balaclava! Came across St. Kilda town hall on the way. Nice little hour or so. Back to the Red Eye bar for dinner, FREE BBQ this fine evening! Awesome effort. Burgers and sausage galore and pints of XXXX! This evening we wandered down to the beach and along St. Kilda pier to watch the sunset (beautiful) and find some penguins (no joke) we did see one!!! And some big ass water rats too!! ...
... 3 weeks in Melbourne. He asked whether I knew where the hotel was. Not wanting to be scammed I said that I knew it wasn’t far from the bus station. Equipped with a GPS, Johnny typed in Citigate and headed off into the well lit streets of the city. There was smoke in the air and I asked if it could be from the bushfires that were on the news lately. Johnny answered “Could be”. I later saw on the local TV news that it was the smoke from the burning ...