Monthly Archives: September 2011

Acland St,St Kilda, Vic. A wall of cakes.**2stars

Disappointment in Paradise. After hearing so many superlatives about the cakes in Acland St, I was prepared to be overwhelmed. I wasn’t but at least I’d got on the right tram this time. As you can see the windows were … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Victoria. Views of Vienna at the NGV. Scones***3stars

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A Matter of Taste.      Art is a matter of taste. A smorgasbord of likes and dislikes with a dazzling array of choices. Few of us have the space for these larger than life portraits by Gustav Klimt but they … Continue reading

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Wentworth Falls, NSW. Just Glorious after rain.****4 stars

Stepping Out at Wentworth Falls    Thought we were going to get soaked while walking at Wentworth Falls recently. Here’s a map. Fortunately, it was just grey and overcast with no wind. Parked at the Conservation Hut, down the steps to … Continue reading

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Camden, NSW. Camden Park House. ****4 stars.

Scones and Roses at Camden Park. A perfect spring day in Camden for the annual Camden Park House Open Day.  John and Elizabeth Macarthur’s descendants still own the property and have lived there since 1835. It is still very much … Continue reading

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Kirribilli, NSW. At Home with Julia & Quenton.

The Ferry Maybe E Phillips Fox’s painting is just a little fanciful, but today was a glorious day to catch the Ferry across Sydney Harbour to Kirribilli for the annual Open Day at Admiralty House and Kirribilli House. Admiralty House … Continue reading

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Canberra, ACT. Canberra Quilt Show

Canberra’s Winter Colour The Craft & Quilt Fair was in Canberra recently. As the Canberra Quilters were outstanding in the Australasian Quilt Convention in Melbourne earlier this year, we had high expectations and so were a little surprised to find … Continue reading

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Canberra, ACT. Great Fun at Adore Tea. ****4 stars

What: Adore Tea. Rating Today: 4 stars. Great scones & boutique jams. Where: O’Hanlon Place, Nicholls ACT 2913 (Near Cockington Green) Ph:02 6230 9962 When: 9.00am – 5.30pm. Thurs & Fri to 7pm. Open 7 days. Web: http://www.adoretea.com.au Cost: High … Continue reading

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