[ 13 May, 2013; ]
Think of Canberra and visions of hot air balloons drifting over the lake on a crisp autumn morning come to mind.
It’s therefore no surprise that in our Centenary year a hot air balloon sculpture has been commissioned to celebrate Canberra’s love of, and reputation for, hot air ballooning. What might be a surprise [...]
I just noticed this on the Canberra Times.
Well, I love fish, I love balloons and I love boobs but… i’m not so sure about combining all 3.
This little gem has gone up on YouTube:
Meet Lisa, Kate & Emma from Canberra – whose dad is hot air balloon pilot!
For more ‘What a Life’ episodes keep watching Disney Channel.
Richardg has sent in some photographs of this morning’s launch of the Scouts ballooning program in Canberra with this note:
Here are some photos from this morning’s launch by Chief Minister Katy Gallagher and ACT Scouts Chief Commissioner Peter Harris.
The project is part of the ACT Centennial celebrations and it is the only Scouts balloon [...]
AP_OZ has sent in his latest hexacopter adventures, this time with bonus hot air balloons in the skies over Canberra.
Hot air ballooning sped up is a hair raising business!
It may seem strange that YouTube has a symphony orchestra.
It may seem strange that this lead to sessions of keyboard and bassoon composition all over Canberra.
But there you go. We live in strange times.
Last week “blowers” asked why the balloon festival was getting less balloons.
We had two responses in the comments that deserve greater consideration.
8:42 pm, 21 Mar 11
Have they lost interest? Yes, it’s not the event it was for me in the past.
Should there be an Incentive for pilots to fly? Yes, but not [...]
Am I imagining it or there are only 1/3 the usual number of Balloons turning up at this year’s Balloon Fiesta?
I recall seeing 30 – 40 balloons in the past but we have been lucky to see 15 – 18 this year. Have they lost interest?
My theory is that the visiting balloons need incentive to [...]
[First filed: March 06, 2009 @ 09:17]
His Chieflyness Jon Stanhope has declared the party started for the Canberra Festival running from March 7 to 15.
Apparently ex-Idol Jessica Mauboy is a “Canberra favourite” and will join Kate Miller-Heidke, the aged Hoodoo Gurus, and Dora the Explorer for Celebrate In The Park. (We note that a line-up [...]