Category Archives: Days out

Getting a buzz, naturally!

Last Saturday I put a big old tick against one of my “Bucket-List” items. On a fine, somewhat warm day I donned a white overall over my clothes, tucked it into thick white socks and pulled a net hood over … Continue reading

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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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A day at a Canine Country Club with two happy dogs!

For a Christmas treat we booked our Brittany, Merlin and our English Cocker Spaniel, Bud, a day at Kepala Canine Country Club at Diggers Rest. After two days of seriously wet and miserable weather we could not believe our luck … Continue reading

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A trip to the famous Prahran Market in Melbourne

We took a well deserved day off work today and ventured out of the Australian bush and into Melbourne City to do a little bit of “foodie” shopping at Prahran Market. Prahran Market is Australia’s oldest continually running market and … Continue reading

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A Day at Heronswood, the home of the Diggers Club

November 15th, 2011, I took a drive down the Mornington Peninsular to visit Heronswood¬†Gardens. I woke to a glorious morning, making for a good start to the day. And, with camera packed I headed off for the 90 minute drive … Continue reading

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