In Australia the seasons are set from the first of the month. So Summer starts on 1 December, Autumn on 1 March, Winter on 1 June and Spring from 1 September. Of course, weather and seasons can play tricks and it has snowed in Canberra in December. However, you are on a hiding to nothing … Continue reading First day of Spring? My arse!
ANZAC Day 25 April is significant for many reasons. It commemorates the landing of the Australian Imperial Forces at Gallipoli in 1915. After its importance waned during the 1960's and 70's, it has recently become a more important and observed holiday than even Australia Day.No less significantly, it marks a tipping point in Canberra's climate. … Continue reading Getting colder