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Gippsland, VIC: 32 crossing axle-counter safety upgrade underway

The successful trial of axle-counters technology on the Gippsland Line, a route plagued with railhead corrosion affecting the detection of trains and thus compromising the safe operation of level crossings. 51 more words

Level Crossings

Farewell to Gippsland ....

…. and a quick visit to Melbourne, then I’ll be on the road again to Christchurch, NZ.  The time is just flying.  

I said a rather sad ‘slan agus beannacht’ to Uncle Jerry just now but we emigrants have tough skins and are used to making our goodbyes quick before they get too emotional. 212 more words


Progress at Patterson Park

Work is slowly progrssing on the new playground in Patterson Park.

Climbing logs waiting placement.

 Footings for the walkway ready for the decking.

Some of the decking has been laid but obviously still quite a bit to do. 25 more words


Olives are now ready to eat.

We can’t believe how delicious our olives are.  If you are a regular reader of this blog you will know that we bottled some of our home grown olives back in early June.   124 more words


Gone girl is one that you just have to read

This is one thought provoking book.  Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

The front cover states “Thriller of the year.”  Well it certainly kept me guessing throughout.   227 more words


These boots are made for walking

I have just finished making a pair of bootees.  The pattern is from Bonita Patterns which you can find at this website. www.bonitapatterns.com. I have a niece called Bonita so it was a nice link for the bootees for our future grandchild. 281 more words