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Canberra & NSW travel blog part 4: Tumut

Day 5 & 6: Tumut & Blowering Dam—and heading home I wrote about my morning in Tumut and our walk on the Adelong sculpture trail in part 3. After we’d finished at the sculpture trail, we drove back to Tumut. Blowering Dam Slabs wanted to continue the nostalgia journey...

Week 18/2024: Walnuts and climate wars

Week of 22 April 2024 Walnuts and climate wars As well as walnuts and climate wars, which I’ll get to in a bit, this was an entertaining week. Slabs and I went to see Dawn French is a Huge Twat at Wrest Point and Kramstable went to Melbourne with...

Week 18/2023: Walnuts!

Week of 1 May 2023 Coaldale walnuts open day This week, our friend Lizzie invited me and Lil Sis to the open day at Coaldale Walnuts at Richmond. I’d vaguely heard of Coaldale but I didn’t know anything about it, or even where it was, until Sunday. I definitely...

Week 17/2023: Sunrise

Week of 24 April 2023 Another week of work and medical appointments And a day off on Tuesday, which was nice. I have some new physiotherapy exercises to do now while I wait for the results of the MRI on my lower spine. Isn’t this fun?! Week 10 summary...

19 for 2019: week 19 update

Week of 4 May I don’t have a lot to update this week. I went to work, had a training course and went to a wedding (yay!). I had a nice day walking around Launceston on Friday (more than 33,000 steps for the record) before I was struck down...

19 for 19: week 6 update

Week of 4 February 2019 This was a big week. Not only was it back to school week but it was Kramstable’s first week of high school. Yes, I am the parent of a high school student! Where has that time gone? It doesn’t seem like eight years ago...

P365 – Day 344 – lunar eclipse (10/12/2011)

After our visit to our friends’ place in the Huon, we made good on our plan to go tenting* in their back yard. It was a great idea, because it meant we didn’t have to rush home in time for dinner, so we could catch up properly, have a...

P365 – Day 300 – the big 300

Another instalment in the occasional series on what pastpresentfuture is all about. You might also like to read Part 1 and Part 2. This is Day 300 of my Project 365 photo project.  Does anyone know what/where this is? That means I have taken at least one photo every day since 1...

P365 – Day 281 – two metre tall (8/10/2011)

This weekend is the official opening of Two Metre Tall’s Farm Bar season.  Yay! Scenic! To celebrate, the Farm Bar is open all weekend. Yay! Juniordwarf learns self-photography Lil Sis kindly agreed to drive us, so we all squeezed into her car for the trip. We met up with...

P365 – Day 245 – a day with the boy (2/09/2011)

Juniordwarf’s school had a student-free day and it was my turn to have a day off to spend with him. When he found out he’d be having the day with me, Juniordwarf planned out the ‘special acitivities’ that we’d be doing – making a Father’s Day card for Slabs...