Summer Outings – 1920’s Vintage Tram

Every so often we get together with a group of other photographers and do a big group shoot. This time around we travelled to the Vintage Tram museum in Ballarat and did a Gatsby styled shoot. Four girls in flapper dress, a gangsta and one of the tram workers dressed up in proper vintage uniform.…

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Summer Outings – Australia Gardens

I recently had a day out at Australia Gardens, while a friend from the country was visiting, she had not been there before. We headed out quite early as it was going to be quite hot. We spent a fair bit of time in the shady areas and wandered around, looking for birds and such.…

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Summer Outings – Grantville Jetty

Grantville is about 45 minutes from where we live, heading out towards Phillip Island. We’ve been here before (didn’t have much luck with that sunset either). We were meeting the Melbourne Sony group down there, have been to a few online meetups, but never in person, so it was nice to meet some people in…

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Monday’s Musings…

A really late start today, I have spent the last three days immersed in photography with a friend spending the weekend, she left this morning after breakfast, it was wonderful. So I have not really been on social media that much. We went to Grantville Jetty Friday evening to what we hoped was a promising…

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Summer Outings – Flinders Blowhole

After a busy week in the studio, and some lovely Summer weather beckoning, we wanted to get out of the city and hit some beaches, or something. First stop was Tyabb Packing House (in Tyabb), friends had told me about this place, but just had not quite got there. WOW! That place is huge and…

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Summer Outings – Cloudehill Gardens

Certainly not my first visit to Cloudehill, and I know it want be my last. Actually I am running a photography workshop there in a few weeks. But on the weekend me and a friend decided to get over the Christmas chaos with an early morning visit to Olinda. Our first stop was Cloudehill Gardens.…

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Dog Day Afternoon

What does that mean anyway, apart from the obvious? So post Christmas we took Chloe and Dexter and their friend Harvey to a new Dog Park. I had scoped it out on a few trips to Gunns Road Reserve and Frog Hollows. Lovely and big and totally fenced in, lovely grassy areas and trees. There…

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Summer Outings – Noojee Trestle Bridge

It’s been a few years, since we’re visited here, but it was nice to be back, we hike to Tooroongo Falls earlier in the day and had hoped to stop at the Noojee Pub for lunch or at least a coffee. But the queue to get in was insane (still so many restrictions for pubs,…

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Summer Outings – Cadillac Canyon

About two hours from Melbourne is the seaside town of San Remo, it is the gateway to Phillip Island, we have been there before. It is access by a long bridge, feel free to read about that trip here… Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Anyway we weren’t really going that far,…

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Summer Outings – Ikebana flower arranging

I recently attended a class with Desley¬†to learn how to create Ikebana flower arranging. I knew it was quite regimented and very beautiful, but I guess I didn’t realise just how regimented it was. Desley arrived mid-morning and we had a lovely 45-minute drive to Dromana, which gave us a chance to catch up. We…

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