Tag Archives: Surfing

Surfing Kirra Point

There are a number of great surfing spots around the Coolangatta coastline on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. One of these is Kirra Point.¬†Kirra Point was once a much bigger beach, and home to some truly legendary pipelines. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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And then the dog went blind…

I kid you not. There’s a saying here in “straya” when you strike a run of bad luck. Something about killing a Chinaman but apparently it is not politically correct, so I won’t use that phrase. Please note… I love … Continue reading

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Where’s the tourists at?

I remember a time when the Gold Coast was a busy place and it didn’t matter what time of the year you visited, there were plenty of overseas tourists on the streets and beaches.   Visiting the Gold Coast recently, … Continue reading

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Off To The Races?

Yesterday, many Aussies would have downed tools to watch the Melbourne Cup.¬†The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s major thoroughbred horse race. Marketed as “the race that stops a nation”, it is a 3,200 metre race for three-year-olds and over. It is … Continue reading

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