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A well deserved TripAdvisor award

I read about this in the Dismal Swamp weekly newspaper, and am so pleased for them.

One of the many displays that made an impression on me, during a recent visit to this outdoor museum, was the school. 255 more words

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ONLY THE GHOSTS

in the night
voices murmuring
only ghosts
where the river runs
by the old mine

disused stables
echoes of a horse nickering
sound of engines
through the darkness

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GRAVEYARD

no more
clanking, steaming busyness
just memories
rusting

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CONTRASTS

flowers
yellow against the years
contrasts

Maybe someone could  tell me what this  tree is – wrong leaves for wattle.  Xanthostemon? or some kind of Melaleuca?  15 more words

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HERBERTON 2

BIRTH PANGS

The earth up-thrust
by Rainbow serpent dreaming
red thunder roar
of twisted earth
heaving the Great Divide
where the mists came down
and dream time passed… 144 more words

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HERBERTON 1

Life was hard in the old tin-mining town of Herberton where the first claim was made in 1880.  I’ll post more on this later…

…and these were what replaced the tents and bark huts.  6 more words

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