Category Archives: Specials

Swane’s Nursery, NSW. Curiously, crumbly, scone cubes ***3 stars

Springing into Action. After years of complacency, the decision was made whilst in the midst of a spring clean up to take advantage of the power tools at hand and clear out the gardens, once and for all. The devastation was speedy, … Continue reading

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Southern Highlands, NSW. A Grimm Scone Tale.

……………………..A Long and Winding Road…………………… Hooray, we didn’t get lost today! After warming up with a hasty cup of tea at the Illawarra Fly, it was back to Robertson and hopes of scones or lunch in Bowral. I’d spied the … Continue reading

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Robertson, NSW. Illawarra Fly Tree Top Walk ***3stars

How do you like Heights? Back to Robertson again and heading to the Illawarra Fly Tree Top Walk. At least, I know the way now and shouldn’t get lost again today, just stay on the Illawarra Highway for the 35km … Continue reading

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Central Australia, NT. The Scone Drought Continues.

Northern Territory Round Up Nobody for miles until we reach the airport where it’s teaming with passengers coming and going. Surprised to find their are direct flights from Cairns and Perth for the whistle stop Australia tours and it’s about … Continue reading

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Airlie Beach, Qld. Just Cruising in the Glorious Whitsundays.

Waking up in Paradise Arrived after dark last night so there was no way of knowing what was outside my room. Voila! A glorious view of the Whitsundays!    Enforced shore leave today as I hadn’t got my act together … Continue reading

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Townsville-Airlie Beach Tilt Train. A 275 km Scone Free Zone.

Quiet, comfortable and enjoyable travelling on the Tilt Train and much faster than the Sunlander. The omnipresent sugar cane is never far away and  the mountains follow our journey south.  Somehow, I managed to travel in between meal times. Dining was … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Vic. Next time.Discounts.

Next time I come to Melbourne I MUST: Have High Tea at the Hopetoun Tea Rooms. Find the cakeshop in Acland St, St Kilda. Probably Monarch cakes. Try the syphon coffee at Proud Mary’s at Collingwood. FIND SOME SPECIALS for … Continue reading

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