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Winter Breakfast

Once again this year I attended the  Prahran Mission Winter Breakfast launch (this was the 24th).    The Winter Breakfast program offers hot cooked breakfasts to those who need it during the winter months. 101 more words

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Coombe Cottage

Generations of Melbournians (or is that “Melburnians“?) have driven past the hedges at the corner of the Maroondah and Melba highways at Coldstream and have told their families, “That’s where Dame Nellie Melba lived”. 256 more words

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Jack Rabbit Winery

We’ve been to Jack Rabbit before (see here), and our memories of it were good, so we headed there again for lunch.    The view out over Corio Bay to the You Yangs is still great, the service is efficient (order at the counter), the food was good (large servings, too) and the wine is acceptable enough. 57 more words

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Bellarine Penisula

We spent the day checking out some of the towns on the Bellarine Peninsula:   Barwon Heads, Ocean Grove, Point Lonsdale, Queenscliff and, on the way back to our accommodation, Torquay.    63 more words

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We’re spending a few days at Torquay.   Why Torquay?    Because there’s an RACV resort here, of course.   Yes, I know that there were some controversial planning aspects… 263 more words

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Lunch in the Yarra Valley

We planned to have lunch at a winery in the Yarra Valley on our way home from Pinnacle Valley.   Catch –  it was a weekday.    Coming down the Melba Hwy, we checked out… 130 more words

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I know it was over a week ago, but after our walk to Mt Stirling, we headed into Mansfield for a late lunch.   We felt we deserved it following our solid morning’s effort. 209 more words

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