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Kookaburra sits on the washing line

We have had a resident kookaburra for the last couple of weeks.  He has found a plentiful supply of grubs in the bed below the washing line.  76 more words


A chocolate treat

At the beginning of the month we had Mothers’Day.  It seems such a long time ago.  One of the presents I received was this.

My children do know me well and my elder daughter sent this present to me.   173 more words


Sasanqua and japonica

We are almost in winter and the garden is still managing to show some colour.

The Japanese maple is starting to lose its leaves and we have had a wonderful show of blooms from the camelia sasanqua. 85 more words


Almost new kids on the block

On the weekend we had our monthly Metung Market on the village green.  I have blogged about this before but this time there were a couple of stalls that I hadn’t really noticed before.   202 more words


Gippsland Wilderness

Crossing the border from New South Wales into Victoria we navigated the rural plains and vast lakes of Gippsland.

Our first stop was a steep hike and rocky scramble to the top of Genoa Peak. 83 more words


I haven't read an Australian author in a while

With my love of crime fiction I am always interested when I find a book recommended on the Radio National program Books and Arts.  One such book was Bitter Wash Road by Gary Disher.   197 more words


Canine Addition

Now that James and I have moved to the new farm, we felt the time was right to add another canine friend to our family. … 323 more words