Holidays and home

It has been three months since I last posted on my blog and there is a reason for my absence from the blogging community.  I have been overseas.  We have just returned from three months in the UK and France. I made a conscious decision not to look at blogs or to add posts to…

Marvellous Metung

Sometimes I just need to remind myself why we live where we live. We had been for a walk and finished off with a drink at the pub.

A monster sporting weekend coming up.

This weekend sees the opening games of the Cricket World Cup and the Super 15 Rugby Union Competition.  Seventh heaven for me! The Super 15 Rugby starts tonight with The Melbourne Rebels playing the Canterbury Crusaders in New Zealand and the Brumbies play the Queensland Reds in Australia.  Later the NSW Waratahs play the Western…

Treasures of Australia, how do you select them?

This wonderful book was the catalogue for the display National Treasures from the great libraries of Australia, held in 2005 at the National Library of Australia, before then becoming a touring exhibition for the following two years. The reason for the travelling exhibition was to provide as many Australians as possible, the opportunity to view these national…