Monthly Archives: March 2014

Iconic concerts on two continents

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at the Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia, February 19, 2014 There was a double rainbow as I entered the Olympic Park and I knew I was in for a ‘golden’ show.  Bruce never lets … Continue reading

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Celebrating St Pat’s Day in KL

It seems a wee bit strange but there is indeed a touch of Ireland in Malaysia, and we were fortunate to be in the company of the Irish Ambassador to Malaysia, Mr Declan Kelly and his wife, Anne on this … Continue reading

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Pray for MH370

The loss of the Malaysia Air Flight 370 has gained the attention and concern of the entire world.  If you didn’t know where Malaysia is before,  you certainly know now. I first found out about the missing plane through a … Continue reading

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Bazaar Baru Chow Kit

Bazaar Baru Chow Kit, more commonly known as the Chow Kit Market, is in the Indonesian community in Kuala Lumpur just a stone’s throw from the Twin Towers.   It is the largest wet market in the city and definitely … Continue reading

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Walk this way – canal walk Bangkok

Bangkok is called ‘the City of Angels’ which I really don’t understand, but it’s also known as the ‘Venice of Asia’ which now has meaning to me after having done a day cruise on the canals off of the Chao … Continue reading

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Walk this way – Blue Mountains, 3 Sisters

Walks of all fitness and energy levels can be had in the Blue Mountains National Park which is easily accesible from Sydney by train.  There is a station at Katoomba from where you can take any number of tours to … Continue reading

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Walk this way – The Spit to Manley

The heritage walk from The Spit to Manley Bay is over 10 kilometres long and takes you along many different footpaths and surfaces, along beaches, through woodlands, past rock faces and incredible views of the sea anytime you’re near the … Continue reading

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Walk this way – Bondi Beach to Coogee

As it turned out February was a good month for walking.  First on a visit to Sydney, we did the Bondi Beach to Coogee Walk.  Bondi Beach is in the eastern suburbs of Sydney and is easily accessible by city … Continue reading

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