We are home!

As you are no doubt aware, Australia is in the thick of a terrible bushfire season.  The fires have been widespread and the damage done has been disastrous. Fortunately for me our little village, Metung, has been spared but the fires are by no means finished.  We live in East Gippsland and that is where…

More Metung news

There has been more happening in the village recently.  For a few years now there has been talk of hot springs being developed here in Metung.  Many years ago there was a thermal pool near Chinaman’s Creek but it was closed down and sealed over by EPA. Apparently the company that operates the Mornington Peninsula…

Getting in some practice for our next group bike ride.

On Sunday 6th October I am participating in the Around the Bay Ride in Melbourne and I aim to finish the 100km route.  The ride is to raise money for the Smith Family to help disadvantaged children. We have been trying to build up the number of kms we ride when we do our group…

A newish lunch venue.

I think it may be almost a year since this cafe opened in Kalimna, which is quite near Metung.  The cafe is in the REAL garden centre and I visited yesterday for the first time.  I went with two friends for lunch and we had an enjoyable meal. The surroundings are peaceful and the views…

A while since I have posted about Metung

This morning I went for a walk.  I haven’t been for my morning walk for a week so it was about time that I got back into my routine.  This morning I didn’t go on my usual route but decided to go for a bit of a wander down to the boardwalk. You can see…

Work is underway

Yes, the demolition work is underway on the fire-damaged premises in Metung.  You can see the Lockwood sign in the background and that is where the real estate business has relocated.  The premises were the former Information Centre and a small retail outlet. That means at least one of the businesses affected is now up…