Slipper lobsters, Balmain bugs, Moreton Bay bugs

This weekend is the Labour Day weekend holiday in Victoria. Celebrating the Australian labour movement and specifically the achievement of a working day limited to eight hours, the Labour Day public holiday is fixed by the various state and territory governments, and so varies considerably. It is the first Monday in October in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and South Australia….

The Ultimate Seafood Festival, Metung

At Easter we have this to look forward to on the village green. During the Easter break there will be a Seafood Festival in Metung.  I haven’t been to the previous ones but maybe I will get to this one this year.  Apparently they are usually very well attended.  There will also be a second-hand…

Bancroft Bites

Last night we had dinner at Bancroft Bites in Metung. Although we have been living in Metung for almost three years we have not had a meal in this restaurant.  My husband is a very good cook so we don’t eat out often but we will certainly be revisiting Bancroft Bites.  We had a delicious…