St Patricks Day 2011 Flashmob
Central Station, Sydney, Australia
Central is the terminus station for all intercity and interstate trains coming into Sydney. I know this station very well as its my start-off point to explore Sydney and its surrounds. Exiting to catch the Light Rail down to Paddys Market and Darling Harbour, of going further to Star City Casino, the Sydney Fish Markets and its restaurants and further still to Glebe Markets.

in Sydney on Saturday.
Thanks to Libby of Life is a Journey not a Destination blog. Libby is unable to attend the convention and she offered her ticket (free) to anyone who commented on her blog. I WON. Yay. Very excited.

We have had a week of extreme heat of 35+ with yesterdays temp of 45C. This afternoon the weather has turned and a slight shower of rain has come to cool things down. Lovely.
Something Different
Thats the way to travel.
This video was found on this wonderful blog.

Summer Heat
It is currently 42c degrees (108F) at 4pm in my local area
hot sun Pictures, Images and Photos
42C on the coast today …
this evening Darcy the cat as well as the dogs, Bailey and Kahlua
had a tepid water wash … interesting …they are re-vitalised

Too busy yesterday to add these to my blog
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Thanks -Icon Images – Bondi Beach, Australia
These pictures came from the Sydney newspaper, The Daily Telegraph’s social page, Sydney Confidential. It was a lovely sight to see after watching the flood coverage from Brisbane.
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A great $1 investment.
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I am sitting here watching the #qldflood coverage and I can’t believe speed of the water STILL flowing down the streets on its way to the Pacific Ocean. Householders are getting lots of help from volunteers to remove damaged furniture, mud and debris from their homes.

Sydney’s 2011 New Years Midnight Fireworks
Thanks to imodeboi for uploading to youtube.

Merry Christmas, Everyone.
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Outside Nativity,
St Marys Cathedral,
Sydney, Australia.

Christmas – Digital Version.
Thanks to ExcentricPT of youtube

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Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia
Merry Christmas, Everyone.

This morning I caught the train up to Newcastle Showground at Broadmeadow to go to the Newcastle Farmers Markets. The train journey was more relaxing than driving and battling the Christmas shoppers traffic.
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I had a lovely time and came home with
a 6-fruit loaf, a blueberry and banana loaf
and some home made soaps.
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Early tomorrow morning I will be driving up to Coffs Harbour to spend a couple of days with my sister, Cathy and B-i-L, Greg.
Christmas Pic of the Day.
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Christmas Tree in Martins Place,
Sydney

Highlights of the Oprah Show in Australia today.
Christmas Pic of the Day.
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St Marys Cathedral, Sydney, Australia.