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Hiking up Adelaide’s Mount Lofty

Adelaide is a city that has a bit of everything – city, beaches and of course the mountains. Luckily for Radelaiders the mountains aren’t far away and even boast some waterfalls of their own. During my last trip to Adelaide we finally hiked up the entire mountain, past the waterfalls and up to the lookout where you can see the whole of the South Australian capital. It was one of the highlights of my trip and gives you time to…

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Things you think about during your first Australian Christmas

It was a year ago to the day that I touched down in Australia to celebrate Christmas with my Australian side of the family. Spending Christmas abroad is hard but when you’ve got your family with you, it is so much fun. However it definitely took some time to get to grips with feeling festive in 40 degree heat. Here’s a few things that went through my mind when celebrating Christmas in Australia. It’s REALLY hot I mean that’s obvious…

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Playing a match at the Australian Open (a couple of months later)

I walk along the Champion’s avenue, taking a look at pictures of the players who have gone on to win the Australian Open – Djokovic, Federer and Serena Williams. Unfortunately I was not going on to Rod Laver to win a grand slam title, I was merely on a tour of the Australian Open venue, but I was able to get an insight into what goes on behind the scenes and what the players might experience. And actually, I did…

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