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Let's Taste - Best's Great Western New Releases

Best’s Great Western is one of Victoria’s oldest and most-loved wine producing families, and will next year celebrate their  150th anniversary. They sent me three of their new release wines for me to taste; Riesling 2015, Bin. 66 more words


Getting Wheely Rich – GWR hits rock bottom

I’ve been meaning for a while to pen a rant about Great Western Railways and the way they treat their passengers with utter contempt, but a couple of recent incidents have finally forced me to put virtual pen to digital paper. 927 more words


Note to Self:

Note to self:                                                  JJS 31/8/15

I remember the rationing of sweets.
I recall clothes coupons and the last
days of the lamp-lighter in the streets. 355 more words

Station trackwork laid

All the trackwork from the station throat to the platform and goods yard has been completed.  The underlay is 2mm thick Plastazote (a closed cell foam) glued to the baseboard with impact adhesive.  325 more words


Great Western and Phil Yates & The Affiliates at Manhattan Pizza August 15, 2015

I think I had a good time seeing music last Saturday, but it was a bit of a blur. I had worked nine days in a row and had a rare Saturday and Sunday off. 471 more words


Bronzes along the way

Updated to add that a week after I posted this, Sir Nicholas Winton died, aged 106.  I join many in thanking him for saving innocent children’s lives in the 1930s. 259 more words


Bin No 0, Best’s Great Western, Shiraz, 1990

Bin No 0, Best’s Great Western, Shiraz, 1990, Great Western, Red-wine from Australia

7 points

Best produces great wine! Pretty presumptuous! But the truth is different: Best is the surname of the founder – John Best – of the vineyard and Great Western is a part of Central Victoria’s Grampians. 676 more words