A few days ago we went for a drive around the Hume Weir. The sun was shinning so we thought a drive then a bbq. The current levels of the dam is at 73.5 % as at today the 25/7/2021. From our backyard here in Albury we can see on a clear day the bountiful … Continue reading Sandy Creek Bridge and Country High Trail Victoria Australia
The other weekend - my friend and myself and the dogs went for a drive to Corryong a town in Victoria. Of course this was before the current lockdowns experiencing in Victoria, Australia. On the way we stopped at a site where a town used to be. The town was called Tallangatta and it was … Continue reading Day Trip to Corryong via Tallangatta the town that was moved!
Yesterday we went for a drive to Yackandandah. A very beautiful town in the North West of Victoria, Australia. The town is situated between Wodonga and Beechworth. The whole commercial part of the town has been classified by the National Trust and features many well preserved buildings which date back to the mid to late … Continue reading Day Trip to Yackandandah Victoria Australia
Over the last few days I have been asked for the recipe of my chicken soup. I can’t claim it as 100% mine but it’s my version. So I thought I would share how I make mine. I love to make this when the cooler weather starts and maybe a few sniffles. It’s packed full … Continue reading Healing Chicken Soup
Today the 25th April is ANZAC DAY - A day of remembrance and honoring those brave young men who went and fought for our freedom in WW1, WW2, Vietnam War and the Korean War and many others since then. ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps The Ode They went with songs to … Continue reading Tribute to the ANZACS
Mokoan Rest Stop is very familiar to me. Its a great place to stop and stretch the legs, toilet stop and walk the dogs. Its roughly 1 hour 15 mins or 120 km from Albury heading to Melbourne or Shepparton. These stops are Northbound and Southbound on the Hume Freeway. The Hume Freeway takes you … Continue reading Mokoan Rest Stop Art works (Victoria Australia)
We have all seen art on building walls, laneways, Silo art (will do a post on this at a later date). Art on cows you say? Mooving Art to boot? Scattered around the Greater Shepparton area are 3D fiberglass bovines - cows . I can remember over 4 years ago when living in Shepparton I … Continue reading Mooving Art of Shepparton
Last week I watched the movie Ned Kelly with Heath Ledger. It was filmed in 2003. One of several made. Of course being an Australian I think I like this one the best. Mick Jagger from the Rolling Stones also played Ned Kelly but to me that was definitely a bad choice. Anyway it got … Continue reading Glenrowan, Victoria – The Last stand of The Kelly Gang
As there is no overseas travel out of Australia at the moment I thought I would share some wonderful places here in Australia. Perhaps once travel is allowed you may want to visit these spots. I have also neglected the blog lately due to moving, Christmas and New Year. Its been hectic. Life is now … Continue reading Nagambie Victoria – Australia
This year has certainly thrown everyone huge curve balls. We 3 sisters were supposed to have travelled to Europe this year. Prague, Budapest, Cesky Kromlov....sigh then a cruise on the Baltic. Here in Australia travel was banned, we couldn't even go to another state. In Victoria we had one of the longest lockdowns. Virtually from … Continue reading Where have we been?