Eaten Alive By Sydney
February 9, 2010 – 2:49 am | 5 Comments

When the prospect of a shift to Sydney is raised, the doomsayers often rise as well. And they’re nasty! The manner of one’s demise is always different, but the result is always the same – …

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Awesome Attractions

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Exciting Events

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90 Minutes To Live
February 11, 2010 – 8:34 pm | 91 Comments
90 Minutes To Live

Sydney Newbie appreciates the quality of Sydney’s health care after his mate Axe collapses in the street.
If he had kept the brave face, gritted his teeth and made it to his train, the sliding doors …

Meet my Blue Tongue Lizard
February 10, 2010 – 3:08 pm | 178 Comments
Meet my Blue Tongue Lizard

I had kittens when I first saw Bluey…because only his head and back were visible & it was impossible to tell if he had legs or not. Thankfully, he wasn’t a snake in the grass!

Poll: What scares you most about Sydney?
February 9, 2010 – 3:32 pm | 3 Comments
Blending Into Sydney
February 9, 2010 – 5:17 am | 47 Comments
Blending Into Sydney

Letter Banditry and putting in earplugs – these are the first two of our top tips for Sydney Newbies to blend in upon shifting to the Harbour City.
BLENDING IN TIP NO 1 – TRY …

Fascinating Sydney – 3
February 9, 2010 – 5:00 am | 128 Comments
Fascinating Sydney – 3

Sydney Newbie continues to assail the senses with weird and wonderful facts about the Emerald City, finally rounding off his research with info that will be truly useful to expats and those contemplating a move …

That’s Enter-maim-ment!
February 9, 2010 – 4:54 am | 43 Comments
That’s Enter-maim-ment!

The Tiger Woods affair(s) – Tigerhydrant as opposed to Tigergate – has once again proved beyond doubt that honesty in sport is the best policy. Hence, I confess to suppressing the truth for 15 years. …

Fascinating Sydney – 2
February 9, 2010 – 4:08 am | 195 Comments
Fascinating Sydney – 2

Sydney Newbie delves further into his frivilous but fascinating fact file to reveal that a Big Day Out was had by the late Michael Jackson in 1996, John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John in 2000 and …

Sydney From The Sky
February 9, 2010 – 4:06 am | No Comment
Sydney From The Sky

To fully appreciate Sydney’s unique beauty Sydney Newbie took to the heavens and, finding the courage to open his eyes, saw the city in a whole new light.
I knew I was in for a thrilling …

Fascinating Sydney – 1
February 9, 2010 – 4:06 am | One Comment
Fascinating Sydney – 1

Sydney harbours a history unlike any other Australian city. Peer through Sydney Newbie’s rose-tinted glasses at fascinating Sydney facts for newbies and visitors alike.

British exploring legend James Cook first laid claim to Sydney in 1770, …

Eaten Alive By Sydney
February 9, 2010 – 2:49 am | 5 Comments
Eaten Alive By Sydney

When the prospect of a shift to Sydney is raised, the doomsayers often rise as well. And they’re nasty! The manner of one’s demise is always different, but the result is always the same – …