Polly 7 on October 15th, 2011

I hopped onto a plane to travel to an island in-between Australia and New Zealand.  It is called Norfolk Island, and Shane told me that it is an external territory of Australia.  They use Australian money and the TV is also from Australia, but I still needed to carry my passport to visit from Australia! […]

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Polly 7 on July 31st, 2011

Shane carried me along to a game of Australian Football, what is also known as “Aussie Rules”.  Shane had to explain many things about the game, and I hope I have remembered them all in writing this!  The game is based on Gaelic Football that came to Australia from Ireland more than 160 years ago. […]

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Polly 7 on July 3rd, 2011

A friend of Shane whose name is Fi went on holidays to Japan and brought a gift back to Australia for us – desserts in the shape of a frog! The box was very nice, it was a green colour with the big smiling face of a white frog on the front – it looked […]

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Polly 4 on May 25th, 2011

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Polly 7 on April 2nd, 2011

This was my first time to see a cricket Test match!  The game was between Australia and England in Brisbane, Australia.  Australia and England have played each other since 1877 and the series is called “The Ashes”.  Shane told me that the name was chosen because when Australia beat England in 1882, the English were […]

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Polly 7 on June 6th, 2010

Polly 7 is about to embark on a 10 week journey of the Middle East and East Africa. This will include 2 weeks in Ethiopia and 3 weeks in Kenya. Polly 7 is wearing a mask from the small town of Mto Wa Mbu in Northern Tanzania. It was purchased by Polly 7’s owner on […]

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Polly 3 on February 14th, 2010

Hi, We are Georgia and Grayson and today, February 14,2010 we are moving to Australia from Tenafly, New Jersey (USA). Our father, and Umar, and Grandpa are from Australia and we have lots of family there. We look forward to posting pictures and stories of our new adventures from our new home. 4 people like […]

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