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…

Tuesday Travels. . Ararat, Victoria

On our recent travels in Victoria, before restrictions were enforced again, one of the towns we visited was Ararat.  We were on our way to the wineries in that part of the world. We had stopped in Ararat for the night and had time to have a wander around the town before dinner.  There are…

What is this thing?

I have been working on a project recently that my younger daughter asked me to make. It is not something I would normally make. You probably won’t recognise what it is as it is not completed yet. I still have to add the tail fins. These are all the parts of the object I was…

Hanging Rock, Victoria. . .Tuesday travels

Hanging Rock is probably most well known from the book or the 1975 movie, Picnic at Hanging Rock The book is considered an Australian classic. Our visit to Hanging Rock was to cheer on our elder daughter as she took part in a 5 kilometre run.  She did a great job and she is now…

When in Canberra. . . .

When we were in Canberra recently my daughter asked me if I would do a bit of framing for her.  It is ages since I last did any framing so I was delighted to say yes.  The print is a gift that she had received and she just needed to get it framed.  I don’t…

We are living in different times

We recently travelled to Canberra to visit our younger daughter and her family and as a result of that we were required, as part of the COVID restrictions, to apply for a permit to return home.  You need a permit to enter Victoria to let the authorities know if you have been in one of…