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Canberra Cafe: The Conservatory, National Arboretum Canberra

It was a celebratory Sunday lunch a few weeks back that brought Steve and I to the Conservatory at the National Arboretum Canberra with our parents and Matt. 255 more words


National Arboretum Canberra

The devastating Canberra fires of 18 January 2003 not only took four lives, injured over 400 people, and destroyed 500 homes and Mount Stromlo Observatory in western Canberra, but also took out 70 per cent of Canberra’s pastures, forest and pine plantations, and nature parks. 648 more words

LFW Canberra

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It’s time to hit the trails!

Since a few of my fearless friends have agreed to conquer this death race with me in August, it occurs to me that I should probably reacquaint myself with the dirt. 264 more words

SANDS Memorial at the National Arboretum

We took a little road trip to Staffordshire earlier this week. I’d heard that there is a memorial to stillborn and neonatal death at the… 380 more words


Fourth of July from the River

The river being the one you might not know about:  the Anacostia River, which for all intents and purposes runs from Bladensburg, Md., into the Potomac.   401 more words

Tuesday July 1

Happy Canada Day friends. We spent the morning of this brilliant day at the National Arboretum.
The views of Canberra were simply stunning. We were delighted to see such a national treasure created from the tragedy of the 2003 bushfires. 101 more words