Monthly Archives: October 2011

Canada & USA. Aussies take to the skies.

Spring is in the air here but plenty of Aussie Sconquestors are taking to the skies and busily checking out conditions in Canada & the USA. Preliminary reports indicate an intrepid voyage where jet lag from the Sydney to Dallas … Continue reading

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Jervis Bay, NSW. Back to Nature. Part 2.

What Australian Plant or Bird Is That? Still a beautiful day at Booderee National Park.            Still love those signs. Just when you thought it was safe, I still had plenty of ‘room for improvement’ and … Continue reading

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Jervis Bay. NSW. Back to Nature, Part 1.

What Australian Plant or Bird Is That?   Such a beautiful day at Booderee National Park.  Still here after my last post, but now it’s back to nature and an attempt to revive some dormant brain cells. Fortunately, I’m not alone. … Continue reading

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Jervis Bay, NSW. BYO Lemon & Lavender scones****4stars

Wildflowers, Clifftops and Scones with such a view! Booderee National Park is at Jervis Bay, on the New South Wales’ South Coast between Nowra and Ulladulla. Here’s a map of Jervis Bay and one of Booderee. With many walking trails, camping areas, a … Continue reading

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Jervis Bay, NSW. Chasing Waratahs at Hyams Beach.

Just Wild About Waratahs Missed the Mt Tomah Botanical Gardens Wild About Waratahs festival which ran from the 24th September to 9 October, 2011. Instead of scones, we were hunting around the bush near Hyams Beach for Waratahs. In the wild … Continue reading

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Crace, ACT. Smart Thinking in the Suburbs.****4 stars

Crace: Canberra’s First HIA Greensmart Suburb.    Stopped by Crace to check out what’s happening as Canberra is quite an innovative place. Here’s a map. It’s a new suburb and is not just about building Sustainable houses with an Energy … Continue reading

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Canberra, ACT.Be quick for Scones at National Library****4stars

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Time for Afternoon Tea    The National Library is in a commanding position on Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra. While spending a few days researching here you learn the feel of the place. With a brand new reception area positively … Continue reading

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