Monthly Archives: June 2013

Why Australia is the best country in the world right now

Image of Manly Beach, Sydney New South Wales in Autumn with thousands of people enjoying the sunshine

Australians having a good time at Manly Beach

All the doomsayers who winge about the state of Australia under the Gillard Government might be interested in the Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Economic Outlook May 2013.   Continue reading

Wine and age

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Wine really does improve with age

They say wine improves with age.

It’s true! The older I get, the more I like it.

Easy Massaman Goat Curry

Image of Susie's Massaman Goat Curry

Massaman goat curry – easy to make and tastes great

This is my very easy (experimental) goat curry. It’s easy because I use a prepared Massaman paste from Ayam which is available at lots of supermarkets. Continue reading

How poor are you?

Image of $2 coins

If you think you are doing it tough on $150K, think about the Aussies earning much less than 49 000.

We read a lot in the media about how a family on $150 000 a year in Australia is reported as ‘struggling’ to make ends meet – the new middle class poor. Continue reading