Fyansford Paper Mill

Nov 2019, Fyansford, Vic On a particularly wintry Melbourne day we packed a picnic and headed to Fyansford near Geelong. Being cold and dreary as well as midweek there wasn’t much happening but we did manage a bit of a poke about the old buildings and got a feel for what must have once been a vibrant industry and thriving community. Though I must admit our picnic lunch in a park shelter did get a few giggles from passing dog walkers.   Continue reading Fyansford Paper Mill

Mulambin Mumblings – Emu Park Market

Aug 2019, Emu Park, Capricorn Coast, Qld Emu Park farmer’s market is under the shade of the beach almond trees in a pretty park sandwiched between the caravan park and the beach. The location lends to the atmosphere. The beach almonds with their large red and green leaves, the colourful stalls and glimpses of glittering ocean. At last we find pineapple jam and Joyce the jam maker tells us that she simply cuts the pineapple, boils it, adds sugar and pectin and that’s it. Bloody lovely, we reckon. We also buy her passionfruit butter which turns out to be equally … Continue reading Mulambin Mumblings – Emu Park Market