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Catching up

I finally caught up with a friend from many years ago.   Each Christmas, we’d exchange letters, always vowing to meet up, but as often happens, for years nothing ever eventuated.  110 more words

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Winter Breakfast launch

Prahran Mission’s Winter Breakfast launch is an annual event.    This year, there was a good turnout, notwithstanding the early morning start on a chilly foggy day!    115 more words

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The Boathouse

W had lunch at the Boathouse, on the banks of the Maribyrnong river.  A nice setting, very good service and extremely satisfactory meals – all at a reasonable price.  124 more words

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The Salvo breakfast

I’ve been to the breakfast launch of the Salvation Army’s “Red Shield” appeal each year for a number of years now.   It’s well-attended (600+ people this year) mainly by “business types” (ought I be flattered that I still get invited?), and has a slick program. 130 more words

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Rickett's Point

We caught up with friends for lunch at the Rickett’s Point Tea house.   It’s all pretty casual, but they did a good job with the “pie of the day” and “sweet potato rice salad”.   119 more words

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Hickinbotham of Dromana

We’d been visiting a friend down Dromana way, and were in the mood for a break before the drive home.   Instead of heading up Red Hill to any of the wineries up there, I had seen on the internet that… 187 more words

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Safety first

We were having a meal at a restaurant where we were permitted to bring our own wine.   One of the bottles was a “bubbly”, and I set about opening it (carefully).   56 more words

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