Tag Archives: Sydney

All These Strangers

Dear Friends, I am a long-time fan and follower of Russell’s The Top 10 of Anything and Everything. His posts always leave me either laughing or starving, depending on whether he’s featuring animals or desserts. This one from last week gave me inspiration for a story of my own about meeting unusual creatures. The town of Damme …

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Colour My World – Weekly Photo Challenge – The Hue Of You

Dear Friends, What do a beaver and a Rubik’s Cube have in common? Very little, you’re probably thinking. Well, you’ll be surprised to hear that although we look quite different we share some remarkable characteristics.    We are both famous quirky entertaining attractive unique and lots of fun to have around. We also share another similarity. …

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Easy On Sunday Morning – Weekly Photo Challenge – Good Morning

Dear Friends, Early one Sunday morning I was strolling along the beach at Brighton-Le-Sands when I saw this sign out the front of this café. Even though it was early I didn’t need to be told twice. Dessert for breakfast? Why not? I found it difficult to choose from the menu. Pancakes or waffles, waffles …

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Fame!

Dear Friends, I was looking back through all my letters to you and I realised that I needed to add a new category to my sidebar. It’s called “Famous People Who’ve Met Me”. The list of celebrities who have my autograph seems to grow every week. Do you remember when I had drinks with Humphrey, …

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How Sweet It Is

Dear Friends, Ever since I visited Adriano Zumbo’s pâtisserie at Manly I’ve been dreaming of his amazing zumbarons and incredible cakes. When I found out that not only was I going back to Sydney but I was going to be just a 10 minute drive from the great man’s newest store at Waverley, I was …

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Weekly Photo Challenge – From Above

Dear Friends, You’ve read before about my adventures on Sydney’s Eastern Beaches. From the famous Bondi Beach to Coogee… …and Maroubra these are some of the most beautiful and most popular beaches in the world – and they look just as spectacular from above. I’m a high flier! Justin.

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Life’s a Beach

Dear Friends, While I was in Sydney I wanted to see the iconic eastern beaches, home of those true Australian heroes – the surf lifesavers. My pilgrimage began at Maroubra Beach, where I was hoping to catch some wave action, but this lone surfer was leaving, and the flags weren’t even out. Could it be that the grey skies had put …

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Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s up the Bridge I go!

Dear Friends, As soon as I saw Sydney Harbour Bridge in the distance I knew I had to get up close and personal. I had heard about the Bridge Climb and coming from Alpspitz in the Bavarian Alps means I don’t have a problem with heights so I was determined to make it to the …

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Sugar Sugar!

Dear Friends, While I was in Sydney there was one place I really wanted to visit – Adriano Zumbo’s patisserie at Manly. Adriano has been my hero ever since I first set eyes on his croquembouche. This meant that I also got to ride on the famous Manly ferry across Sydney Harbour, another thing on …

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