You need the right gear.

As you know I recently bought a new bike and last weekend I had the opportunity to try it out on the flat terrain of the rail trail from Nicholson to Bairnsdale.  Our daughter was staying with us for the weekend and as we had a spare bike we went for a ride together.  We…

Omeo, Omeo, not wherefore but where art thou Omeo?

I live in Metung, East Gippsland which in the eastern part of the state of Victoria in Australia.  Omeo is in Victoria and in terms of distance in Australia it is quite near to Metung. Omeo is situated on the Great Alpine Road and my reason for mentioning Omeo is that I have just finished…

Tea from Traralgon. . . .not what you would expect

Before I start this post I would like to direct you to a wonderful blog that I follow at Lorna’s Tearoom Delights.  After reading Lorna’s latest post on the different teas that she drinks I was prompted to do this post. At the Metung Markets recently I purchased some tea.  I  purchased it not because…

The Latrobe Valley, a varied landscape

I have spent the last few days in the Latrobe Valley.  We were staying in Traralgon, which is not my favourite place- it smells, literally.  In the many years that we have been visiting Traralgon, my husband’s parents lived there, there are many spots that I haven’t been to and over the past few days…