Terracotta Warriors

Wow, Xi’an is an amazing place. As we walked out of the station, we saw a huge wall that encircles the whole city*. (Of course, true to Chinese form, there was a team of workers destroying sections of the wall).

The Road Less Travelled

Mountain bike ride from Shanghai to Nanjing in 1991年, two years after the Tienanmen Square Incident (六四天安門事件).

Slow Boat to China

Before the proliferation of the World Wide Web, Google Maps and personal Global Positioning Systems (GPS), two intrepid, young travelers from Australia embarked on a journey of a lifetime from the port city of Yokohama (near Tokyo) to Shanghai in China.


The National Rugby Championship, NRC, started this weekend in Nausori with Fiji Drua hosting Melbourne Rising. In what promised to be an entertaining match it took 28 minutes for the first try to be posted when Tom English went over for Rising and only a minute later for the flying Fijians to respond. Highlights on YouTube…

The Future of Brisbanerugby.com

We have been asked by the Kyushu prefectural governments to help promote their tourist areas, cultural aspects and historical sites to the Australian rugby community ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup being hosted by Japan. The first promotion will be on August 18 at Stadium Australia before the Bledisloe Cup #1 between the Wallabies…

SLC v Marist Brothers Ashgrove May 27th

This Saturday St. Laurence’s College will host Marist Brothers Ashgrove in their annual rugby union match at SLC sporting facilities at Runcorn. The fields there are also celebrating a half century of operation. These two proud rugby schools that have been knocking on the door of the GPS competition for decades and the level of…