Posts tagged with "2017"



Garden · 30. August 2018
Every Spring theres a beautiful space that I like to visit down one of these red dirt country roads that are everywhere around us, and visit some 100 year old daffodils, enjoying the sunshine streaming through the trees.
Travel · 16. July 2018
As well as penguins and seals, Phillip Island is home to tropical mangroves, and to special birds that migrate from as far as Alaska to spend time there.

Travel · 12. July 2018
The unusual garden "Victors Way" is located just outside of the village of Roundwood in Co. Wicklow and while the 22 acre property features small lakes, stunning views and forested areas, it's a scenic purposeful walk with a focus on meditation.
Travel · 06. July 2018
The middle of winter here in Victoria marks the arrival of Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales and Orcas to our easterly coastlines, as they migrate up to Queensland's warmer waters in Australia.

Latest Down the Red Dirt Road... · 01. January 2018
So hello 2018! It's here, we've all just rung it in, kissed and hugged everyone in reach at that exact moment, made the resolutions, filled out our planners, created our bucket lists, ate (all) the leftovers, as well as too many prawn crackers. Another year awaits us, but it's nice to have this lovely summer break first.There's a whole 364 days ahead of us to get things done! Yippee!
Latest Down the Red Dirt Road... · 27. December 2017
As the dust settles after the flurry of present giving and incessant pavlova making, and the turkey is (almost) all eaten, it's finally time to sit down and enjoy some quiet time here in the hills.

Garden · 18. December 2017
After a couple of years of unsuccessfully trying to grow onions from commercial seed, I've gotten on to a heritage seed from way back that gives you prolific onions and so much more...its's really true that the old varieties are the best!
Garden · 04. December 2017
From one Sunflower two years ago, to now having a dedicated "Sunflower Patch", we completely understand the love affair one can have with the big bright yellow flower.

Kitchen · 20. November 2017
I have to say I'm on a real porridge kick lately, after discovering and feeling first-hand the benefits of buckwheat grains. By "activating" the grains overnight, it provides a lovely nutty flavour thats high in amino acids, great for your tummy and serotonin levels, meaning it actually does make you feel full and happy!
Travel · 13. November 2017
With the hot summer about to break on us here in the southern hemisphere, it's nice to know that, especially if you're a city dweller, there's a cool and soothing oasis in the middle of the city that you can escape to.

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