Monthly Archives: January 2018

Journey to China

UBC – Day 23 China?  Me? Go to China?  Was I mad?  I remember that in 2008 when I was offered a position at a college (which became a university while I was there), I had a lot of negative … Continue reading

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Spiders in Australia

UBC – Day 24 Australian Spiders Did you know that there are many spiders in Australia? It is reported that there are over 2,400 species of spider here. There are some poisonous deadly varieties, but it has been many years … Continue reading

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Have you heard of Cricket?

UBC – Day 25 The Game of Cricket There are a handful of countries around the world that have cricket teams.  India, Pakistan, England, Australia, West Indies, South Africa, Sri Lanka, New Zealand to name a few. In summer, it … Continue reading

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Women Welcome Women World Wide

UBC – Day 22 How I found Women Welcome Women World Wide As many of my readers know, I am a solo traveller.  Even when I was married, I generally travelled alone.  I was lucky to get interstate and overseas … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Brothel

UNC Day 21 Visiting Questa Casa Brothel Yes, I did visit a famous brothel in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, the famous mining city in Western Australia. It is called Questa Casa, but often referred to as The Pink House. It was like this.  … Continue reading

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Australia Day Celebrations

UBC Day 20 Australia Day We’ve just celebrated Australia Day – a day that is fun for all the supporters of this event, and sadness for our Indigenous people.  The native aboriginal people call it “Invasion Day” as it was … Continue reading

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Men and Courting

UBC – Day 19 Men Behaving Badly As a result of the Harvey Weinstein issue, and the way other men have treated women, there has been much discussion among us, both in the media and face to face. Women have … Continue reading

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Exercise for Seniors

UBC – Day 18 Getting Older I don’t exercise much these days. How I wish I could be more agile, like I was many years ago.  Getting old has its challenges and while I have been quite fit for most … Continue reading

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Look out London, Here I Come

UBC – Day 17 Co-housing in London In the last 18 months, I have been busy on a project for affordable safe housing for solo senior women – regarded as one of the most poverty-stricken cohorts in Australia and no … Continue reading

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Seaweed Scones

UBC – Day 16 Eating Seaweed I know, it is a bit odd for someone like me to like eating seaweed. It started when I was in China, and discovered tasty seaweed snacks at the supermarket. A lot of things … Continue reading

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