Anna and I visited Melbourne as a birthday gift to ourselves. We hit the Old Melbourne Gaol (cool) and saw the musical “Wicked” on Friday, then the Richmond-Carlton AFL game at the MCG with friend Luke on Saturday. On Sunday we took in the Salvador Dali exhibit at the NGV. But perhaps best of all, [...]
We had an unusual sighting in the Brisbane CBD late in the week — a Royal Australian Navy ship pulled into port in the city for the first time. The HMAS Launceston, an Armidale class patrol boat, was on leave from its usual task of protecting Australia’s northeastern borders and fisheries. The Launceston sailed up [...]
The final 2008 graduating class from Bond University received its awards on Saturday on the Gold Coast. I enjoyed my 6 semesters of law school, and was proud to stand beside many of my friends & colleagues at graduation. Congratulations to all! To the Canadian students who weren’t able to attend graduation, it wasn’t quite [...]
The Macleans.ca “Canada” blog has some interesting discussion about whether Canadian law schools produce enough new lawyers. Where’s a lawyer when you need one?
A cyclone brought flooding rain to far-north Queensland this week, while South Australia and Victoria continued to suffer from oppressive heat and wildfires.
‘Baby koala beating the heat in bucket of water an email star‘ News.com.au | 4 Feb 2009 Animal control officers have rescued a baby koala who became an Internet star by being the baby in a bucket. The young koala was found shaking underneath a verandah and “looking very sick” after its mother was apparently [...]