Changes in Metung village

Since the start of the pandemic there have been a few changes in the village, obviously the wearing of masks is one but the other obvious change is the demise of some businesses and the opening of new. One of the new businesses is The Local Metung. The Local Metung is the provider of thin…

An old cookbook in our collection

The Presbyterian Cookery Book of Good and Tried Recipes was bought in 1975, the year we were married. I am not sure if it was the tartan on the cover that prompted the purchase or the fact that it was Presbyterian based or maybe even the recommendations on the back of the book? Anyway the…

Progress in the village

“Start your day with coffee, end your day with wine.”  This sign is on the rebuilt restaurant in Metung village.  Those of you who follow the blog will remember that a fire destroyed the building about 18 months ago and the building had to be rebuilt like-for-like. The community is eagerly awaiting the opening of…

Four for a bike ride. Yipee!

Our first bike ride since the pandemic restrictions started. We had a terrific ride from Bumberrah to Bruthen and back.  As you can see we finished with a picnic. I have really missed being able to ride with my friends and it was delightful to be able to ride with them again.

I know Mothers’ Day was a while ago but I wanted to share this.

For Mothers’ Day my younger daughteer had organised for us to have a FaceTime morning tea.  We would be having morning tea but online, not an actual meeting. Having seen a post on the Local Business page of Facebook I thought it would be a good idea to support one of the local businesses. The…

An essential trip to Perry Bridge for tomatoes

Tomato sauce is an essential for my younger daughter’s family.  I make the sauce which has become the firm favourite for the family.  We had been hoping to get sauce tomatoes from the local greengrocer but the price was a bit expensive.  We have been fortunate in previous years to get our tomatoes from a…