Pic of the Week – 6 February 2006 by Mojan © 2006 All images are digitally watermarked – please don’t infringe copyright! Mojan adds: “How’s this…
“‘Chestnuts roasting on an open fire’…it’s not!! In fact anyone caught doing anything with an open fire between the months of December and April is likely to incur a huge fine in Australia, as it’s ‘bushfire season’! The Country Fire Service personnel would not be best pleased to be summoned from their Christmas Day lunches for a bush fire that’s now spread over 15 hectares or more!” Mojan in South Australia gives another view of the Aussie Christmas.
“Blackpool may have its ice cream, ‘kiss me quick’ hats and donkeys – but here in Australia we do things a little differently!”
“It’s autumn in the Southern Hemisphere and the Aussies have deserted the beach for a few months until the sun warms up a bit. Meanwhile, those of us that grew up in a colder climate still venture down on sunny days and enjoy the cooler breezes and ozone straight off the Southern Ocean.”
Mention the seaside town of Victor Harbor to any Australian or overseas visitor who has had the pleasure of visiting Adelaide, and their eyes will immediately glaze over with happy memories of riding the Victor Harbor horse-drawn tram across the wooden causeway which links the Victor Harbor township to Granite Island.” Mojan in South Australia takes a ride on a unique form of transport: the Victor Harbor horse-drawn tram.