Marg on 22 September 2011

As you can probably tell, we haven’t done much.  Sitting and small walks must be what is required at the moment. It has been great to sit around a fire at night – this must be the first time we’ve been allowed to have a fire for ages.  Sorry, fellow climate change believers, but there […]

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Marg on 19 September 2011

Off again, for a bit longer this time!!   Arrived at an idyllic setting on the Wimmera River in the Little Desert National Park.  375km northwest of Melbourne, we are on the eastern block, from Dimboola.  We have stayed a few times in the other end of the park at Kiata, but this has the […]

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Marg on 27 August 2011

Yesterday we had a wonderful picnic at Terrick Terrick National Park, approximately 60kms west of Echuca.  With a backdrop of large granite outcrops, we sat amongst the largest stand of White Cypress (Murray Pine) in Australia, and old Grey Box trees. Thirty years ago, Russ’ brother Lynton, who is a Botanist, asked us to visit […]

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Marg on 25 August 2011

There is so much to do in and around Echuca. On Monday we walked into town and we ordered a picnic hamper from The Black Pudding Cafe, to have for lunch on Tuesday.  It was the first time they had been asked to prepare a hamper and suggested we make a selection from the sandwich […]

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Marg on 22 August 2011

This year we had planned to travel to Kangaroo Island and then to Outback SA to see our favourite places after so much rain, but not to be.  We had to delay our trip until Marg’s shoulders fully recovered after surgery, to repair ligament tears.  However, in a previous trip, we did manage a few […]

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