Fill ‘er Up

The historic town of Maldon in Central Victoria with its flagstone footpaths and deep granite gutters was a forgotten town for many years. Thankfully being bypassed for a while preserved Maldon’s village feel for the enjoyment of future generations. Pretty little shops, miner’s cottages with rambling old world gardens and this old garage with kerbside (and for safety’s sake, modern) pumps. Continue reading Fill ‘er Up

Boxing Day

There are only two places to be today: Sydney for the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race or In front of the TV watching the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race eating Christmas leftovers which always taste better next day. For a few days or even less depending on the weather all eyes will be on a screen any screen watching their progress as these mega yachts fly down the coast, cross Bass Strait, track down Tassie’s east coast and swoop into the Derwent River. Where thousands of yachting faithfuls are waiting to cheer them into … Continue reading Boxing Day


Winter 2017 Three hundred kilometres north of Sydney at the mouth of the Manning River is Harrington, an eclectic mix of old holiday homes and modern two storey houses with stunning views. The river mouth is a small delta and has islands and a rock wall that blocks the sea. One would assume it directs the river to the southern mouth at Manning Point. There is a wide tract of sand stretching into the ocean and 4WD’s are parked on the sand, people are fishing. Bi centennial park is on a rise where the old pilot station once stood, the … Continue reading Harrington