Summer Outings – Montsalvat

Nestled in the pretty bushland of Eltham lies the stunning estate of Montsalvat, which was built decades ago (1934) as an artist collective and still is today. I have been there briefly a few months ago, but too late to venture inside, but I have been keen to visit ever since and it was on…

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Peacock Stalking…

On ┬árecent trip to Montsalvat, I took up stalking these peacocks, I think there are at least two, but it might be three different ones; I hate to say it, but they all look the same to me :-p……this week is all about Montsalvat, the gardens, the buildings, the flowers and more, I hope you…

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Weekend Wanderings – Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

Recently on a beautiful sunny Spring day we visited the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, very old gardens near the Melbourne CDB, nestled next to the Yarra River. The sun was shining and there were people everywhere, enjoying this rare stunning Spring day, it was quite warm and felt very summery. There are a LOT of…

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Monday’s Musings

Welcome back for another week, I had quite a lovely relaxing weekend, spent Saturday wandering around the Melbourne Botanic Gardens with Hubby, we have not been there in years and the few hours we spent were not nearly enough. I was expecting to see more flowers as it is mid Spring, but we were either…

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Manic Mondays

Wow such a great weekend away, but I’m exhausted. We went away down to the Mornington Peninsula again, this time we stayed in a lovely old lodging house in Sorrento. We wandered the back beaches and explored the Sorrento / Portsea area. Then on Saturday night we met other Togs for sunset and a night…

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Wednesday Wanderings – Phillip Island Pt 3

Kitty Miller Bay & SS Speke Ship Wreck Not far down the coast again from Cape Woolamai (Phillip Island) you will find Kitty Miller Bay, it’s not very well sign posted, but it is worth trying to find it. Again a very picturesque and rugged beach, it is a bit of an effort just to…

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Weekend Wanderings – Phillip Island Pt 2

Cape Woolamai Day dawned a little chilly and cloudy, but we still decided to head down the Cape. We stopped off first at Woolamai Surf Beach, a beautiful, wild, rugged coastline, we did not see anyone out surfing today, maybe they were still in bed, it was early! Next we drove up the coast a…

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Weekend Wanderings – Phillip Island Pt 1

I have been trying to finish the edits from my trip to Phillip Island and Cowes over Easter, which has been more of a challenge than usual. Normally I can just sit down and fly straight through them. But this time I am forcing myself to slow down and really go through each shot. Only…

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