Lots of book reading in lockdown

If you look at my Book Challenges Page for 2021 you will see that August has been a month of very serious reading.  I don’t think I have read so many books in a month before.  Here is just one of August’s reads. A new author I have discovered is Matt Nable.  One of my…

Must have worked out that another lockdown was coming.

I received this in the mail today. I had joined a gin club recently and this is my first parcel.  I have subscribed to receive a package once every three months. I usually have a gin and tonic in the evening, before dinner so I thought this would be a good way to try out…

Our very own Winter Festival

It is winter here in Australia and here in East Gippsland we are having our very own winter festival for the first time. A festival which includes workshops, beautiful art installations, wine, local produce and live music. The Festival has venues throughout the East Gippsland region and Metung has several events to look forward to…

Tuesday travels. . .Great Western, Victoria

More travels in our home state, this time to Great Western which is really just a village or very small town.  The town is located in the region known as The Grampians. The Grampians area has several vineyards and we visited a few while we were in the district. Bests Wines is a small organic…

More Tour preparation

One of the SBS cycling commentators, David McKenzie, tweeted about a special pack that was being offered by the Bright Brewery for during the Tour de France. The pack is called Tour de Froth. Very clever as the pack contains 21 beers, one for each stage of the Tour. During the Tour it is part…