God, how old is this unpublished post? Stinking heat!!! We are now freezing.
In the stinking heat late morning we waited for a tram to get home from town. The wait is not long, but can be longer if you want a tram with air conditioning, which we did.
A cute young blond guy walked past hand in hand with who was obviously his older Asian male partner, both nice looking. The younger guy was a bit of pretty and stylish lad and the older Asian guy was neat and very masculine looking. While I noticed them, I scanned around and no one else was taking any notice. It may well be a little Pollyanna like but it was nice to see a stereotype broken down, that is an older Anglo Australian with a younger Asian Australian. This was the opposite and it pleased me to see. I also suspect it is an example of successful immigration where a newcomer to Australia has very successfully blended himself into Australian society to the point where he can confidently walk hand in hand with his same sex partner and no one raises an eyebrow.