Look what I have managed to grow

This is the floral emblem of New South Wales. When we were living in New South Wales I attempted on a couple of occasions to grow waratahs but without any success.  I am now living in Victoria and have at last been able to grow a waratah successfully. The bush is still only very small…

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…

Old Bus Depot Markets at Kingston

I have just returned from Canberra as we were attending a 40th birthday party.  Great night!  Fabulous food. It was Jack Daniels themed. While we were in Canberra we visited the Old Bus Depot Market in Kingston. The market is literally in the old bus depot.  All Canberra’s buses used to be housed and maintained here….

Metung Markets

The second Saturday of the month means that the market will be on the village green at Metung.  We are so fortunate to live in a region that produces some of the finest produce in the state.  Today I bought some olives from Sunny Banks vineyard and olive grove.  We always buy our olives here….