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Harvesting the beekeeper’s elixir, sweet golden honey!

Last month, I wrote a post about my day enjoying the amazing teachings of Alf, the beekeeper, at Upper Beaconsfield Apiaries. I had such a fantastic day and came away with a fuelled ambition to have my own hive. Since … 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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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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A snap happy day in Melbourne

As I packed up my camera gear in readiness for my day with Australian Photo Tours the following day, the rain was hammering on the roof and flooding the gutters. I felt a sense that the Melbourne weather may choose … 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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