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Australia 2019 Pt XI: You Can Take The Man Out Of Japan But…

Writing about non Japan-related things on this site usually sees a notable dip in hits but I remain stubborn to my philosophy that posts should mostly be about what I’ve done or where I’ve been rather than what I think … Continue reading

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Australia 2019 Pt VII: Fun & Games With The Family

Revisiting Australia was never really in my mind at all until last Autumn when my parents said they were going to visit my sister’s family in Melbourne. My mind then started to wonder if I could go too. Throw in … Continue reading

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Australia 2019 Pt IV: The Art & Architecture Of Melbourne

Having stayed in Melbourne for a combined total of about five months over multiple visits, sightseeing was not too high on my list of priorities for this trip. There were of course some places I wanted to revisit as well … Continue reading

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Australia 2007 Pt II – Melbourne

During my working holiday year in Australia in 2001 I spent about a third of that time in Melbourne living in St Kilda so I was looking forward to taking a nostalgic trip down memory lane. Before that though I went … Continue reading

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Australia 2007 Pt I – Baby Eifion

I just returned from a short holiday to Oz to visit my sister Ruth and her recently born first child. After an hours delay I finally arrived in Melbourne via Sydney and its fair to say that I did suffer a bit … Continue reading

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