Summer Solstice 2010, Take 2: Melbourne

[The view from our lunch today at Bondi Icebergs Surf Club.  It’s fine looking.]

Hello from rainy Sydney!  Okay, it’s not raining yet.  But it looks like it’s about to.  Now, don’t you wish I’d just left it at “from rainy Sydney?”

To say that our trip has been eventful so far would be a bit of an understatement.  Although we’re now comfortably settled into our house in Cremorne (in the Northern Suburbs of SYD), getting here was a bit more trying than any of us really would have liked.  For starters, we almost missed 2 out of 2 flights to get to Australia, for various irritating reasons that I won’t get into for the sake of your enjoyment and my blood pressure.  Suffice it to say that not being through the security line with 30 minutes to takeoff for an international flight was a little bit stressful.  Multiplied by THIRTY MILLION.

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