The big tour of Victoria

One of the items on Linda’s bucket list was to see the twelve apostles on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria. Well, she has ticked that one off. We’ve just returned from a fourteen-day 2,950km driving tour of Victoria, taking in Bendigo, the Grampians, the Great Ocean Road, Melbourne, the Bellarine … Continue reading

Killer bushfires hit Victoria during heatwave

While the north of Australia is recovering from massive flooding,  fierce firestorms have killed more that 173 people, destroyed nearly 800 homes and burnt out 350,000 hectares in the southern state of Victoria.

Wedding Anniversary 2008

July 20 was our 12th wedding anniversary and, as is our custom, we decided to take a short vacation to mark the occasion. This time the destination was the home of my brother Tim and his partner Leonie. A few years ago they moved from Sydney to Lakes Entrance, a … Continue reading