Sculpture by the Sea 2012

Sculpture by the Sea 2012

Sculpture by the Sea (http://www.sculpturebythesea.com) is an annual outdoor art exhibition of Sydney. It also visits Perth and Denmark. In 2012 the Bondi program ran from Thursday 18 October to Sunday 4 November 2012. I went along to the Bondi event on Sunday 28 October 2012 and took a Kiwi friend who was visiting. The festival attracts thousands of entrants from around the world. Over 100 finalists were selected for Bondi 2012. The...

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My favourite sculpture in Sydney

My favourite sculpture in Sydney

There are some amazing sculptures scattered around Sydney yet my all-time favourite has to be the huge boar, ‘Il Porcellino’, outside the Sydney Hospital and  Eye Hospital on Macquarie Street (next door to Parliament House, The Mint and Hyde Park Barracks). You cannot miss him. He is so cute with his lovingly shone nose (and genitals!) The water that drips from his mouth looks like drool. Very funny. Toss a coin in the coin slot and make...

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Julia Morris – a funny lady!

Julia Morris – a funny lady!

Last night I took Mum and I off to see the Aussie comedian, Julia Morris (aka Lady JMo). What a funny lady! Had never seen her live before, so was really looking forward to it. Julia did not disappoint! She has a knack for funny faces, swears like a trooper and I had tears in my eyes. The tour is called ‘No Judgement’ with the premise being to reflect on how much we judge others. Julia chats about her career,  children, hubby,...

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10 tips for Sydney on a budget

10 tips for Sydney on a budget

Who’s suffering from a case of mortgage stress or empty wallets yet want to get out and about in Sydney? Are you like me? Is your bank balance or mortgage stressing you out? I bet there are a few heads nodding. I bought my first home a year ago and my heart sinks each time I open my online banking. I know how difficult it is to get out and about in Sydney when you are travelling, entertaining visitors, or going out with friends on a...

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