The Grampians – Day 2

We rose early and after a quick bite of breakfast in the motel, we drove to Silverband Falls and walked to 1.6km trek. It was a little chilly that early in the morning, but a nice easy walk and some lovely sunshine. It was so quiet and peaceful, we pretty much had the place to…

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The Grampians – Day 1

Still technically tacked onto our South Australian adventure we rose in SA in Bordertown and went back to see the kangaroos, but they were too far away and all settled in, so we gave up and left, crossed the border back into Victoria and headed for Horsham, through yet more barley and canola fields. After…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 9

Day 9 Up early and packed the car, drove back to Penneshaw for the last walk along the coast, before loading the car on the ferry back to Cape Jarvis. Again it was a calm trip across the bay; so sunny and no real breeze. We left Cape Jarvis after disembarking and drove straight to…

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Share your world – 8th October 2019

Another week, another round of questions from Melanie – SYW QUESTIONS: Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat) a good thing, a bad thing or a mixture of both? I honestly think they are a great thing, I really only use Facebook and Instagram, it’s hard to keep up with all of them. But I have met…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 8

Day 8 I again slept in, while Moth and a few of the others went back to the jetty to capture the sunrise, which was a no show, so glad I slept in all cozy and warm in bed! A quick breakfast and then headed out to Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. The others decided to visit…

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Monday’s Musings…

I managed to have a completely relaxing – no work three day weekend, to be honest I think I needed it. My back and hip are in a bad way and a few days of rest and sleep-ins, couch sitting and a small amount of walking helped…I think. Just as well, I have a couple…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 7

Day 7 Sleep in! Oh, it was wonderful, some got up to shoot sunrise, but it was not very good, thankfully we stayed in bed for the extra few hours. Leaving just before 9am and headed out to Snelling Beach, lovely with blue sky and sunshine and water and red rocks and even the rusty…

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Regular Random – Spring Clivia

I know the weather is finally starting to warm up when my Clivia start to flower, I have this yellow one and an orange/red one, not quite ready to flower just yet; it usually takes a bit longer than the yellow.   I find Clivia such a happy plant, just looking at it makes me…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 6 part 3

We then stopped at Weirs Cove, most tourists seem to bypass it, but it was wonderful, I could not look down to the steps and little jetty so far below! Now that is what you call a long drop jetty. This is where fresh supplies were offloaded by boat for the lighthouse keepers (Cape de…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 6 part 2

After a glorious sunrise, we grabbed a quick breakfast stop, we again headed back to Flinders Chase National Park [FLNP] and visited Cape due Coedic Lighthouse – The lighthouse which was constructed between 1906–1909, consists of a tower built from 2,000 pieces of local stone, it was really pretty set against that incredibly blue sky.…

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