1. The Australia Day Celebration happening at Dee Why Beach (Vintage Cars, Sausage Sizzle, Nippers, Pipe and Drum Bands and a Cuban-sounding band - of which only 2 are actually Australian - which leads me on to....)
2. Being so multi-cultural. I can't imagine life without sushi train, espresso, capricoskas, paella, and the great Italian restaurant around the corner. In Australia we have the best of all these things because the people who invented then live around the corner.
4. The landscapes - so different depending on where you are, but they are all beautiful.
5. Democracy. Even if you don't always get what you want you do get to have your say.
To celebrate today, we are having people over for a BBQ and to listen to the Triple J Hottest 100 count down (not my taste but can't be un-Australian).
I am making a pasta salad with roast veggies and frozen cocktails.