What Badger Game? Finding Other Things to do in Canberra

October 2:  While most of my friends, and probably the whole state of Wisconsin, were watching the Badgers introduce Nebraska to what Big Ten football is like, I was spending the day (wearing Badger red, of course) with Celine, a French student who is at RSES for a year, working with Daniella Rubatto.  . . . → Read More: What Badger Game? Finding Other Things to do in Canberra

Out and About: Seen Around Canberra

September 29: The good news is that sample prep has commenced and is on-going!  There is no bad news because, well, I’m in Australia!  🙂  It has been rainy and cold here and not much will change over the weekend. In fact, the weather may put a damper on our plans to attend Nightfest, . . . → Read More: Out and About: Seen Around Canberra

Out and About: Floriade 2011

 

This is Floriade!

Like a county fair but without the elephant ears and pig races…

September 17: I had a lovely afternoon with Meredith at Floriade 2011, Australia’s celebration of Spring.  Started in 1988 to honor Australia’s Bicentenary and Canberra’s 75th birthday, it seems to be based, at some level, on the Floriade . . . → Read More: Out and About: Floriade 2011

Floriade Flower Fotos

September 17: I took hundreds of pictures at Floriade 2o11, and Meredith took just as many. It seemed as though we were stopping every two seconds to capture the colors of the flower arrangements.  Over 1 million bulbs and annuals were planted this year, in garden bed designs to reflect the theme of food. For . . . → Read More: Floriade Flower Fotos