Mt Pleasant & Royal Australian Artillery Memorial


Mt Pleasant is one of four lookouts over Canberra city and the surrounding area.
It is probably the least visited of the four. Perhaps people are nervous and put off coming here as you have to drive through the grounds of the Duntroon Royal Military College. While there is security here there is absolutely no problem driving through Duntroon so please don’t let that deter you. Continue reading “Mt Pleasant & Royal Australian Artillery Memorial”

Ibis Budget Enfield -Great Budget Option for Us


Accommodation in the centre of Sydney is often in short supply and has become very expensive.

Recently I have started cycling again (to and from work and the odd fun ride) and wanted to do a couple of rides in Sydney. I hasten to add that Sydney is not a good place for fun cycling given its dearth of cycle paths and its rather hilly terrain. Indeed I would sadly, in the main, recommend against cycling as a mode of transport or a way of sightseeing for the visitor to Sydney. Continue reading “Ibis Budget Enfield -Great Budget Option for Us”