Tag Archives: Australia

From Australia to Austria – the journey begins.


When do your holidays actually begin?  Well, I say probably months in advance as you begin researching and anticipating, which is exactly what I have been doing! The excitement of anticipation is part of, and almost as enjoyable AS the … Continue reading

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Starting fresh – Photo’s of an abandoned criminally insane asylum.


It’s been a while since I blogged here. I’ve decided to revamp this blog as in recent times I have become completely absorbed in all things creative, especially photography, so I suspect that this will evolve into a much more … Continue reading

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The day I sat on a snake.


So we went out yesterday on a little drive through the country side. Classical music playing in the car…beautiful scenery, light conversation between hubby and myself. We ended up in Dungog, which is more than a “little” drive but since … Continue reading

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Knights in yellow armour.


(Photo from ABC news. Don’t know if I’m breaching any copywrite by putting it here 😦 ) I’ve literally spent the past week glued to the news watching all the reports on the fire situation here in NSW. Today was … Continue reading

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Bush fires in Australia. 2013


My daughter, grandson, her partner, his parents have lost their house to the bushfires in the Blue Mountains today. My other daughters best friend, her brother and their father have also lost their home. Not even a brick left they … Continue reading

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A pot pourri post.


Oh my! I just heard the weather report and had to go and check my favourite weather site online to make sure, because I’m sure it said it’s going to be 31 degree’s here on the coast tomorrow. That’s ok. … Continue reading

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The season of the devil.


So it seems that my tolerance to temperature has dropped even more. It also seems that this spring and summer is set to bring even hotter temperatures than last year. “It’s gonna be a scorcher!” Oh I am such a … Continue reading

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Family outback adventures (Final episode – part 4)


Ok, so this is the last episode of our outback adventures – and I think it’s the funniest. Especially the end. I think by this time we were getting a bit of desert fever or something. Continuing on from the … Continue reading

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Our family outback adventures (Part 2)


The next part of our journey took us on the Gunbarrel Highway. Yes, they call this crude corrugated dirt track a “highway”. It took about three days for us to painfully slowly – cross the Gunbarrel and in all that … Continue reading

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Our family outback adventures captured on film. (Episode 1)


The other night as my husband and I went on an evening walk with the dog I was lamenting about how memories in the far distant past seemed so much more poignant…Almost as though the experiences we had all those … Continue reading

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