Festivals amp; Events


The town of Lightning Ridge really pulled out all of the stops for their Easter Celebration. In addition to their Great Goat Race, There were several other events that if you attend- you should know about. The Carnival– to keep the masses of tourists…about 2000 of them busy and the locals entertained, there was a carnival complete with rides, games, […]

Lightning Ridge, Easter Celebration Tips #2


Come on Come on, Come on Come on… you know you’ve got a thing for those Aussie LifeSavers! You see them on the beaches-cute little yellow and red swim caps, authoritative swagger and all. For over a 100 years before Australia’s newest Reality TV show Bondi Beach Patrol (or something like that), The Aussie Lifesavers have been not only an […]

Australian Lifesaving, an Exhibit in Darling Harbour


This is a picture of Amigo’s Castle in Lightning Ridge. Quirky and independent, Lightning Ridge has long been known as a… ahem…shall we say…unique place? I’ve been told by one long time resident of Wellington that Byron Bay used to be considered drop out country but now it was just a big tourist spot. He went on to say that […]

Lightning Ridge, NSW Easter Weekend, Wheelie Bin Races and Goats?



So you are travelling around Australia, or maybe you live here and are in desperate need of a unique get away. check out a few of these festivals in a State near you! Northern Territory Tiwi Islands Football and Art Sale April 1 Alice Springs Cup Carnival April 21- May 7 Queensland Ridley Polocrosse World Cup April 23-29 Australian Gospel […]

April in Oz, Festivals around the Country


Do you feel the need for speed? Easter Weekend sees lovely Bathurst turn into a motor revving, testosterone fuelled metropolis when the Bathurst International Motor Festival rolls into town. The oldest inland settlement, Bathurst, on the far side of the Blue Mountains, is always a picturesque little town. It also happens to be home to the very famous Mount Panorama […]

Bathurst Driving Circuit, Mount Panorama


Late last week I received an invitation to the Spalding exhibit opening at the Arthouse Hotel at 275 Pitt Street. While the invitation looked appealing, I was puzzled how they had gotten ahold of my name and address. Upon closer inspection, I noticed www.wildbrumby.com in very small print. A HUGE grin came to my face and I remembered a completely […]

Art and Schnapps at the Arthouse Hotel in Sydney



Sunday and Sunset @ Subi Concert Series Perth is proud to present a series of free concerts for the community throughout the year. The Sunday @ Subi series runs through the winter months on Sunday afternoons and features a range of performers, styles and entertainment, all in the newly refurbished Subiaco Arts Centre at 180 Hamersley Road, Subiaco. During the […]

What’s on Perth, Sunday Concerts


G’day Folks! I’ve had a request for information from other cities outside of Sydney… What! Is there really life outside of Sydney!…He He just kidding. Check out some of these amazing events in Australia’s other city… Melbourne. What’s on Melbourne. City Search Come out and help turn your liver…err I mean the beer green! St Pats The Wicked Food and […]

What’s on Melbourne


Not a view of the Harbour Bridge you get everyday- and not one you are likely to get March 18th either…. Hey Everyone! It’s a party! Come help cut the cake and blow out the candles for this 75 year old beauty! Marvel at the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s engineering mastery right up close and experience the buzz of the original […]

Sydney Harbour Bridge, 75th Birthday



Sydneysiders, prepare to party! Summer is set to sizzle when an outstanding array of Australian talent burns up the Taronga Zoo stage every weekend in February and March. The Sun-Herald Twilight at Taronga showcases the best of Sydney in the summer – fabulous weather, delicious picnics in great company and sensational entertainment in an awe-inspiring setting. Grab your friends, pack […]

Sydney, Taronga Zoo Concerts