These are two new installations at Wollongong Botanic Garden: separate sculptures to represent our ‘steel city’ and a five-star insect hotel made of different reused materials.

Macarons from McCafé really just look like miniature Big Macs made of chocolate now.

We had some beautiful rainbow lorrikeets visit us this morning. Our two budgies, Rogue and Rio, were only too happy to chat with them through the flyscreen.

Mt. Keira, Wollongong, Port Kembla and Lake Illawarra from Robertson’s Lookout

The Handmaid’s Tale is an excellent show but who on Earth would buy a calendar that’s based the show?

I just finished seeing Toto live in Sydney and it was one of the most excessive, hilarious and brilliant concerts that I’ve ever seen. It was like being transported back in time inside a radioactive keyboard demo track.

This is the second New Year’s Day in a row that I’ve had to kill a huntsman spider early in the morning. Last year was in my car; this year was in my bedroom. (Shudder…)