Welcome to the latest DOWNunder UPdate Australian newsletter from Bellaonline ĖThe Voice of Women.
Thank you to all those readers who have been in touch either through the forum or the email to say hello and join in this great site. I welcome your comments and contributions at any time. Pop over to the forum and have your say. Hereís the link: http://forums.bellaonline.com/ubbthreads.php/forums/315/1/Australia
Last week I posted another article in the series on climate of various states. I have had many readers ask for specifics about the weather conditions in a number of the states in Australia. So hereís the article I wrote about the weather that is experienced in Queensland. (This state is dear to my heart, because itís my home state). http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art50006.asp
Aussie News 5th April to 11th April 2012
Hereís a rundown of the latest news in Australia through the eyes of the most popular newspapers.
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/ The Australian
http://afr.com/ The Financial Review
http://www.smh.com.au Sydney Morning Herald
My goodies for you this week involve Melbourne, Australian spiders and fantastic public space art. Have fun!
http://melbourneinphotos.com/ hereís a lovely site with the most stunning photos of Melbourne.
http://www.survivingoz.com/2009/10/eureka.html some people really have difficulties with the fauna (read long legged hairy spiders) that are found in Australia. Hereís a solution found by an ex-US native.
http://www.danielbowen.com/2012/04/07/metro-logo-mosaic/ some great mosaic designs at the metro rail station.
Well, thatís all from me this week. I hope you enjoy your week ahead and Iíll pop in again next Wednesday and say hello.
Cheerio for now
Judie Bellingham, Australia Editor
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