On a trip of 11 weeks, we noticed lots of things, big and small, that we thought
were noteworthy, unusual or at least different from our experience in Australia.
Many of these went into the emails we sent back home to friends and family at
If you’re interested, just click on the links below to read a brief note on our
observations on various subjects.
There is stuff in there about such things as the war in Iraq and race relations.
These are subjects that people can feel passionately about, and I certainly hope
none of what we’ve written is offensive to anyone. As far as possible we’ve tried
just to report our impressions and the things that were said to us, without making
any judgments either way on the topic. Certainly we mean no offence by these
comments, and we apologize if anything we’ve said does upset anyone.