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Anglesea ...

Fine beaches, nice cafes. Surf, sail, fish, dive in the sea or paddle a canoe on the calm water of the Anglesea River. S’gorgeous. 11 more words

Sharing birthdays

It’s tough as a poet to share a birthday with someone as famous as Edgar Allan Poe (Jan 19th 1809).  Such is the fate of Reginald Charles (Rex) Ingamells (b. 217 more words


Twirl from Christmas stocking is the only chocolate remaining from festive season

A local family has confirmed that the oddly prominent Twirl bars from two Christmas stockings are the only items of chocolate that have survived the festive season in their household. 217 more words


Around the bend

If you ride The Ghan the 2,977km (1,850 miles) from Darwin to Adelaide, as a friend and I did in August 2016, you will stop at Manguri in South Australia. 198 more words


Sharp as ever

I mentioned in my last post of 2018 one of the best places I visited in Victoria was a water treatment plant. In fact it was at Werribee. 31 more words





lessen the gravity of (an offence or mistake)

I’m certain Maggie was pleading

mitigating circumstances

when these photos were taken.
It was the only time we ever saw her as dirty as this… 34 more words


Christmas 2018

So, after a lot of uncertainty, waiting around with the job and with the adoption, I decided to go off to Australia for a nice long relaxing holiday, and it was completely awesome. 569 more words