Australia Zoo magazine

I have a little winning tale for you this week.

Ella was completely devastated The Advocate Newspaper was running a competition to win a wildlife walk in Tasmania with Bindi Irwin. The reason she was devastated was because the judge of the competition was the Editor – her dad. I’m guessing there’d be more than a few upset entrants if Ella entered and won.

Things got even worse when she discovered he was spending the day at a conference with Bindi and having dinner with her that night.

Eventually, she decided to instead give Julian strict instructions to get her Bindi poster signed.

Within minutes of the conference, Julian had spotted the wildlife warrior at the conference but figured he’d catch up with her later. Well, “later’’ just so happened to involve school work or some other event for Bindi.

Thankfully, Terri Irwin came to the rescue with a copy of their wildlife magazine. And Julian had to do some major selling of the magazine to Ella via Skype that night before the dinner event.

When Julian arrived at the dinner, he was surprised to find Bindi was there too. I can tell you, he wasted no time in placing a poster and a pen under her nose. All was well with the world again.

At least in Ella’s eyes, anyway.

Funnily though, when Julian brought the magazine and poster home, it was the magazine she was most sold on. Typical.

Are your kids Bindi fans? Have you been to Australia Zoo yet?

Now, onto some real better wins…

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2 Responses to Aussie Giveaway Linkup #109: Bindi Irwin edition

  1. We took the kids to Australia Zoo last summer. We all loved it so much. What a wonderful place.
    Melanie Graham @ A Welcoming Hearth recently posted..Dettol Revitalise with Raspberry and Pomegranate (Giveaway)My Profile

    • Oh, that’s good to hear, Melanie. We don’t know too many people who have been, so it’s nice to get some feedback on it. We’ll be up there in a couple of months and Ella is just so excited about it!!

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