Monthly Archive: January 2011

Martin Luther King’s Birthday 0

Martin Luther King’s Birthday

Some great quotes ‘borrowed’ from Garrison Keilor’s Writer’s Almanac: A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death. …...

Our Wine Adventures 0

Our Wine Adventures

  We didn’t just go away to drink our way around South-Eastern Australia, but part of the idea was to visit some of the iconic areas and educate our palates. As a result, we...

A wet trip to Rutherglen 0

A wet trip to Rutherglen

Ballarat is an unspoiled Victorian city which we enjoyed momentarily as we walked in search of a place for breakfast. We resisted the temptation to eat at the Hotel ‘s buffet breakfast mainly because...

Great Ocean Road 0

Great Ocean Road

We are currently on the road to Ballarat, having taken the scenic route from Cape Bridgewater. We are pleased to report that it has been three days since our last wine tasting (sounds a...

To Cape Bridgewater 0

To Cape Bridgewater

Thursday morning found us walking around Penola township and along dirt roads amidst the vines as part of our early morning constitutional. We did our own breakfast thing and headed along the road to...

The Limestone Coast and Penola 0

The Limestone Coast and Penola

We arrived home from dinner at Aidan and Shannon’s place to find Mark ensconced and ready for a chat, so we grabbed a glass of wine and swapped stories for an hour or so....

Adelaide Hills 0

Adelaide Hills

Jan 3 We began the day with a lovely walk through the parklands near Mark’s place taking a big arc around the Botanical gardens (which were closed), along the banks of the Torrens and...