The world has officially gone completely bonkers. All four of our supermarkets in Hamilton have sold out of loo paper. So what do we do now? Drip dry? The general public clearly haven’t given much thought to the far reaching … Continue reading It’s Official. The World has gone Bonkers
It’s a small old world and some of it momentarily centred on pretty little Manningtree Railway Station. I begin by casting my mind back to my very first blog, “How Much can a Koala Bear”. I remember writing about how … Continue reading Manningtree Station
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Margot isn’t pregnant. It’s a huge disappointment but nevermind if it’s not meant to be then it’s not meant to be. Margot looked so sad when our vet searched in vain around Margot’s tummy with the scan machine and couldn’t … Continue reading A Sobering Weekend and Who’s on for a Chukka?
Should a bloke be looking for a new squeeze, we’ve got just the ticket for you. Upon a “run-out” to Daylesford, a mere 2.5 hour drive away we discovered a new form of chic magnet. Never to be forgotten on … Continue reading Tips for Single Blokes and a few other goings on….
I’ve said before on a previous blog how impressed I am by the level of services and facilities these small Australian towns have. We are residing about a 25 minute drive from our nearest metropolis which is Moora. A diverse … Continue reading Palaces of Bling, A Trip to the Beach and Harvest Looms
Apologies dear readers for the radio silence; we have been up to our necks in a red tape bureaurocractic and expensive nightmare for the past fortnight of which more later if you can bear it! Firstly I want to tell … Continue reading Camp Fires & Ascot Hats on a Pallet
The week started bright and early on Monday morning with Hyden’s Anzac Dawn Service. The town gathered together around their war memorial and the head boy from the primary school led the excellent remembrance service. It tried hard to rain … Continue reading Spiders in a Caravan
Whilst the dogs were in quarantine in Melbourne we spent Easter in Christchurch, New Zealand visiting the Kiwi’s family. All the sad farewell’s in the UK were compensated with our first meeting of the Kiwi’s new grandson. The Kiwi visibly … Continue reading Desert Island Disks, Mentos Mints & Champers
It took six people four days armed with 825 meters of export grade bubble wrap, 360 cardboard boxes, 37 rolls of parcel tape, 2 boxes of Elastoplast, 1 packet of Berocca and a fair amount of alcohol to get Coconut … Continue reading 37 Rolls of Parcel Tape