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Braving the Canberra Cold for Art As it was minus five degrees in Canberra there was no hurry to visit the National Gallery of Australia. Much more pleasant to let the morning crowds go first and have pumpkin quiche for … Continue reading
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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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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The Art of Tea and Scones. Last weekend in Canberra, the Lodge and Government House had their Open Day organised by the Australiana Fund which acquires artistic and historical works for the Prime Minister and Governor General’s residences. On … Continue reading
Tagged adore tea, australiana fund, diy tea, floriad, fred williams, gnomes, government house, high tea, keep calm, lodge, national gallery of australia, sconquest
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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Tagged bulbs, canberra, coffee, cold drip, floriade, fyshwick, ona, syphon, tulips
Life’s Good! The Yarra River is the lifeblood of Melbourne. Rivers recharge us bring vitality to a city or town. Stayed at the Crown Promenade which has an excellent swimming pool with views along the river to the city. A … Continue reading
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Tagged arts centre, crown promenade, melbourne, pool, rising water, sandridge bridge, southbank, tom winton, yarra river
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