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Giant wombats and kangaroos are talk of the town

It has been 10 years since an excavation team attempted to uncover the mystery of giant wombats and kangaroos at a site in regional Victoria, and in an effort to generate discussion about the unsolved mystery, a community art project is underway. 186 more words

Happy Birthday, Patrick! He's the World's Oldest Wombat

Patrick (featured previously) celebrated his 29th birthday this week at his home in Ballarat Wildlife Park.  He was feted with special treats and oodles of attention. 57 more words

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Jackie French News August 2014

Our wonderful author, and Australia’s new Children’s Laureate, Jackie French writes a blog post each month with news about her books, events, but also with recipes, gardening tips and updates on her own real life wombat visitors! 2,916 more words

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C.O. Wishes Patrick The Wombat A Happy Birthday!

“URGENT! I learned that Patrick, the world’s oldest wombat, is 29 today! Send him a carrot already, will ya? See Patrick on FB!” -Shirley. 15 more words

To the Lighthouse!

This isn’t the first time we’ve slept in lighthouse-based accommodation, nor is it the first time we’ve used this title. It’s too perfect a title not to rehash, and I’m allowed to plagiarise myself, surely? 2,571 more words



We went out yesterday hoping that it was the perfect day for a small bushfire.  We’ve had a dry couple of weeks, and rain was predicted for the evening. 608 more words