Lightning Strike Vs Fireworks  A spectacular photo by Matt Titmanis via abcnews.Perth, Western Australia.

http://australiaday.com.au/live/ Live coverage of Australia Day 2012 including Darling Harbour fireworks. Watching the live stream from Darling Harbour brought back memories of the year I took my 5′ tall, 78 year old mother to the Australia Day fireworks. A pack of 6′ tall teenagers formed a circle around her to protect her from the jostling crowd.   C’mon Grandma … More

REFERENCE NSW School Holidays 2012 Term 1 Friday, 27 January 2012 – Thursday, 05 April 2012 Autumn Holidays Friday, 06 April 2012 – Friday, 20 April 2012 Term 2 Monday, 23 April 2012 – Friday, 29 June 2012 Winter Holidays Monday, 02 July 2012 – Friday, 13 July 2012 Term 3 Monday, 16 July 2012 … More

Vincent D’onofrio’s  Do’s and Don’ts of Hollywood. Some of VDO’s Movies Full Metal Jacket – Private Pyle  Men in Black – Edgar the Bug Adventures in Babysitting – Dawson/Thor The Player – The Writer Mystic Pizza – Bill Mr Wonderfull – Dominic Ed Wood – Orson Wells Feeling Minnesota – Sam Good Luck – Tony … More

Funny Photo   Photo Source; Twitter – @Evil_Dumbledore (Made me laugh) I went back to work on Wednesday but some clients forgot to inform office they will be going away on holidays so had a quiet week, next year I will take more time off over the New Year break.  Mowed back and front yards … More

Having a good day today, considering I was awake half the night. Ended up getting up at 1am, wandering around the house, restless, walked into the 3rd bedroom which was a mess, wandered out to the kitchen grabbed the roll of garbage bags … 2 hours later, 3 bags of old/unused clothing and general clutter … More

Love the root system of this fig tree  along the banks of the Parramatta River in Sydney. On the second day of 2012 we are enjoying another hot, dry day after months of rain in 2011.