Category Archives: Australia

From little things big things grow

Before Christmas I took myself on a little adventure to St Heliers Convent in Abbortsford, Melbourne. Whilst there I discovered the most magnificent looking tree I have ever seen. At the time I had no idea what kind of tree … Continue reading

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A little adventure to find the perfect Christmas gift

Now that Christmas is over and the gifts have been given and gratefully received, I can tell my short tale of the adventure I embarked upon to find the perfect gift for the man in my life. Whilst Hubby was … Continue reading

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Getting fruity and trying new things!

Gosh, what sort of blog has this become, the title sounds a little saucy! It’s Christmas, and if you can’t be a little extravagant at Christmas, when can you? We love shopping for fruit and veg here in Australia, as … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings from the Emerald Garden

It’s Christmas Eve, The ham is cooked, the Champagne is in the fridge and the pavlova meringues are in the oven as I type. It’s been a beautiful hot and sunny day today, and we have taken our first day … Continue reading

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