Some finishing off.

I have finally got around to doing some finishing off of some sewing I did a couple of years ago. These two pieces have been languishing in my basket in the sewing room and have now been completed. A couple of pot holders. All that was required was a little bit of hand sewing but…

Finally some Tuesday Travels

Well, it is more than a year since I last wrote a travel post so this is a welcome change. We have just returned from a road trip in Victoria, our home state. We are still at the stage where we don’t want to venture too far from home but we were keen to get…

Great non fiction read

This little book was picked up for $1 at the book fair. Again it was a case of the the book cover catching my eye, but this time it was the title that sparked my interest. Not for all the tea in China is an idiom that is part of the English language. The book…

Sewing failure

I wanted to do some sewing as it had been a while since I had done any and was not happy with the result of the sewing I did with the 6 metres of stash fabric. I purchased three lots of fabric each cost $7.50 in the Easter sale so it would be no drama…

Day 2 of Tour de Vines

Our second day started with a breakfast at The Alpine Gate Cafe and then off we headed with our first stop being Pepo Farms which is the only pumpkin seed production site in Australia and it was a really informative stop.  We had no idea that the majority of our pumpkin seeds are from China….

Day one of cycling Tour de Vines

We started our cycling adventure with a quick reconnoiter of the main streets of Beechworth and then headed off towards the Rail Trail and our first stop at Pennyweight Winery. We had a wine tasting session there, knowing that if we made any purchases they would be collected by Darren and taken to our final…