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Victorian Wineries

Wine, the nectar of gods, the sustenance of soccer mums, the livelihood of sommeliers. Widespread production of our liquid friend has resulted in a multitude of Victorian wineries, making the day trip a lot more delicious.   1,099 more words

Food

Peering at Pacific Pearl off Mornington Pier

History was made today when The town of Mornington, an hour’s drive south of Melbourne, experienced its first visit by a cruise ship – the… 83 more words

Photography

Day 32.

Hunter has a ear infection and is fine thankfully so the panic of last nights hospital rush is behind us.

Today was my first beach day with no children and although it was short lived (my Celtic genes and 35+ temperatures do not mix well) my couple of hours on Mornington’s Mothers beach were bliss. 92 more words

Mornington Railway

Step back in time in this lovingly restored steam locomotive as you travel from Moorooduc to Mornington.  The Mornington Railway is sure to capture the imagination not only for it’s steam engine but also because the carriages are beautiful and fun to explore. 455 more words

Activity

Trial of a long Post Title for Mornington Triathlon

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Mornington celebrates Australia Day

Yesterday I helped my daughter-in-law, Rosalie, accompany the Mornington Girl Guide group in the Australia Day Parade. It gave an unusual view of this annual event, starting with the assembly of participants in a side street adjacent to Main Street, then following behind bagpipers and girls on stilts, with the Royal Airforce Cadets following behind the Girl Guides in the march. 61 more words

Photography

The Seasoned Coast

Last week my photographic foray was prematurely halted by a dead camera body. Once again, the shutter was locked shut and whilst that’s a recipe for great shadows, unfortunately sensors also need light! 785 more words