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    14 | I'm Moving On - Chicago Here I Come

    Pictured here: Cath, my Aussie Mum, hands me over to my new host Paul

    It's with a lump in my throat that I post this blog.  It's sad to leave but I feel the travel bug is really biting ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    13 | The BIG Tiger

     Not only does Australia Zoo have a wide variety of native animals to visit, but many other interesting species from other countries (like the wonderful elephants).

    Joshua was ever so ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    12 | Kangaroo's Pouch

     What does a lady Kangaroo keep in her pouch?  I asked this very nice female kanga at Australia Zoo and here she is rummaging around in there to show me what she had....

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    11 | Croc country

     I'm grateful that I'm only sitting on a replica of this croc called Charlie, who was really this big.

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    10 | Wilf Meets the Irwins

    Joshua & I met a sculptured version of the famous Irwin family while at Australia Zoo on the first day of 2009.

    At the Crocaseum show we did get to see the Irwins presenting the Croc demo,

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    9 | New Year's Day

    Happy New Year to all!  Hope you have an awesome 2009.  I started the year sweating my guts out  as the Aussie's say.  NY's Day must've been 36 degrees c here!  I was ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    8 | Boxing Day

     Boxing Day has been really nice, so relaxed.  We went off for an early morning walk and brekky down at the park, followed by playtime on the swings with Joshua and getting caught in a ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    7 | Wilf's Bonzer Aussie Christmas

     My first Summer Christmas!  Here I am on Christmas Eve, enjoying a "cold one" (that's one of the local terms for a cool lager) under the Christmas tree, surrounded by "pres

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    6 | Joshua's Birthday Party

     My host family's youngest member just turned TWO years old on 9 November!  Joshua is a lovely little boy - I am really enjoying his company. The party was great fun - lots of presents ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    5 | Eating Like the Locals

    You may have heard on the news!!!  We've had some BIG weather here in South East Queensland lately.  Several massive thunder storms, with major downpours of rain, near to cyclonic ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted over 9 years ago.

    4 | Elk's Here!

    Well you could have blown me down with a feather. It's a lovely surprise - I've met up with an old family friend!  My English family Vicki & Jonny had told me about Elk, a dear fellow who ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted almost 10 years ago.

    3 | Aussie Mates

    G'day mates,

    Everyone's so friendly here.  I've made some lovely native friends - Jump the kangaroo, her little joey Joey, and Simon the Koala.   We sat on the back fence and ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted almost 10 years ago.

    2 | My Cubby

    Hello - or should I say G'day!

    Life is bonzer!  I have my own cubby house, thanks to my host Joshua.  It's very comfy.  Here I am enjoying a cuppa.  What a ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted almost 10 years ago.

    1 | Wilf Down Under

    Hello!

    I made it - I'm in Australia!  Waterford to be precise, near Beenleigh, just south of Brisbane.  Yes it is much warmer here than the UK.  It's mid-spring, sunny, ...

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    Updated by Cath Posted almost 10 years ago.