Category Archives: Gardens

Wallabadah, NSW. Racing Headlong into the New Year

Day 2: Off to a Great Start Knowing nothing about racing was not entirely a disadvantage at the Wallabadah races as two horses in the first race refused to enter the barriers so my odds went from 1 chance in … Continue reading

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Sydney, NSW. Back and Forwards on the Manly Ferry.

Touring Sydney with Seagulls      Always great walking through the Botanical Gardens but it was certainly very hot as I made my way from the Art Gallery, down to Circular Quay and the Manly Ferry, here’s a map.  Just … Continue reading

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Canberra, ACT. Glorious Floriade & Ona Coffee****4stars.

Terrific Times for Tulips at Floriade    Last weekend was a terrific time to visit Floriade, Canberra’s annual flower festival. Popular as always, with fine and cloudy weather which was great for flowers, photos and visitors alike.    Once again, … 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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Mt Tomah, NSW. Magnificient Views. Scones ***3 stars

What:The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mt Tomah Where: Bells Line of Road via Bilpin, NSW 2748   Ph: 02 4567 2154 When: 10-4pm Mar-Oct, 10-5 pm Oct-Mar. Web: Entry: FREE to Gardens. Value: Pricey            Cost: … Continue reading

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