Tag: darwin

News Values

Although the big news of the day was the Victorian election, the headline which caught my attention today was the banner headline of the “NT...

Cruising in Darwin

I was seated on the top deck of the boat on the “sunset cruise” on Darwin Harbour when the woman next to me asked me...

Another Sunset

Yes, I know what you’re thinking. “It’s another bloody photograph of a sunset. First it was Cairns and now it’s Darwin. There’s got to be...

Hello from Darwin

“Is it hot enough for you?”, my niece asked me as we embraced on my arrival at her place in Darwin tonight. “Surprisingly, it’s not...

Hello from Cairns

This is a somewhat unexpected post from Cairns Airport. Although it would have been great to have a direct flight from Sydney to Darwin, economics,...

Lazy Saturday

“Do I put some underwear on under my trackpants?” I wondered to myself as I left the house tonight to pick up a pizza. That...

Balibo Movie

I went to a sneak preview today of the new movie, Balibo. Although much of the film’s narrative focuses on the death of five Australian...

Darwin in Hindsight

I have been to Darwin twice. The first time was with Damien in 1998 when we visited Declan and Penny and went on a four...

Back Home

It’s Tuesday night and I have been back in Sydney for over two weeks. Darwin seems like a million years ago. I can scarcely believe...

Bocce in Kakadu

It’s Tuesday night and “summer” has returned to Darwin. After last week’s “cooler” weather, the warmer temperatures are back with us. I spent the weekend...

Dagwood Dogs

It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m back in Sydney, albeit briefly. I had to come to Sydney for a workshop on Friday and decided to extend...