Our very own Winter Festival

It is winter here in Australia and here in East Gippsland we are having our very own winter festival for the first time. A festival which includes workshops, beautiful art installations, wine, local produce and live music. The Festival has venues throughout the East Gippsland region and Metung has several events to look forward to…

Some recent weather events

Australia has had some fairly severe weather recently with floods being the most recent.  Fortunately for us we have not been troubled by flood although when we were away this week, so I could participate in a group bike ride, our village had 60mm of rainfall in one day.  That is a huge amount compared…

Changes to our front road.

Since the repair of the culvert on our front road the council has graded the road so it is looking very smooth.  They have since watered the road each day for about four days and the next step was the sealing of the road.  This is a huge step as we have been in the…

Too much water

The recent heavy rains in January proved to be too much for our road to cope with.  The road out the front of our house is a dirt road and there is a culvert just to the right of our property.  The culvert flooded as the dirt from the road and surrounding properties blocked the…

Boardwalk fishing

While our elder daughter and her family were visiting they wanted to try their hand at a bit of fishing.  They used one of my husband’s fishing rods and some hand reels that they already had.  We went down to the boardwalk in the hope of catching some fish but if not then they would…

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…