Tuesday Travels. . .Edwin Fox, Picton

While we were in Picton we visited a historical ship which is dry docked in the harbour. The ship is the Edwin Fox which was a migrant ship and a pioneering freezing hulk. You can read its fascinating history here. There was also a comprehensive museum of the the life of the ship.  The museum…

Tuesday Travels. . . .First day New Zealand

This is the first of a few posts on a trip to New Zealand late last year. Upon arrival in New Zealand my husband and I went for a walk around the local area of our accommodation in Christchurch.  The first thing that caught my attention was this sign . . . I hadn’t heard…

Tuesday Travels. . .Metung Bushland Reserve

With COVID19 it means that travel has not been happening other than in our local area.  We are fortunate in that we live very close to the Metung Bushland Reserve.Recently I have been using the Reserve for part of my daily walk. On the previous few days there has been work happening on the water…

The roadside on our trip to Canberra from Metung

We recently spent a week in Canberra and we were able to drive there via our usual route which had been cleared for public access after being closed for some time during the bushfire crisis.The drive is via the Princes Highway to Cann River and then the Monaro Highway to Cooma and Canberra. It was…

Time!

Where on earth has the previous month gone?  I should also say almost all of this month too.  I see that it was October 31st when I last posted on the blog.  I wrote about my October reading I will need to let you know what I read in November and also December when I…

Tuesday Travels. . Morris and Sons, Melbourne

This is my favourite store in Melbourne.  Morris and Sons. You really have to know where to locate the store as it is not at street level.  The store is above Dymocks Book Store at 234 Collins Street.As you can see it is a wool shop.  Why would I be visiting a wool shop when…