Barefoot Bowls

You probably thought lawn bowls was for boring, old people in stiff, white clothes.  Nope; not anymore.  Australia has lately gone mad for ‘barefoot bowls’ so I had a go over Xmas. It’s just like a backyard party, where you get to hold a beer in your left hand and a lawn bowl in your … Continue reading

The source of liquid courage

I went to the Budaberg distillery which is in … well … Bundaberg.  Bundy is Australia’s truly distinctive rum.  It’s iconic advertising hook is a large, friendly polar bear (who knows why, but it’s pretty catchy).  If we’re being honest, I don’t think anyone really loves Bundy Rum, but it’s a staple. I don’t like … Continue reading