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A Town Called Keith

A good spot to stop on the way to Adelaide is a town called Keith. Cool name for a town eh. Keith is where we stop after we have crossed the border into South Australia from Victoria.  We always buy … Continue reading

15. October 2014 by Rebecca
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Made in Adelaide

Home of big clear skies Handsome buildings, so different from the heavy squatness of Melbourne bluestone.  Adelaide is also home to Haigh’s chocolates since 1915, the favoured chocolates of fictional Melbourne detective Phyrne Fisher and the elegant Regent Arcade. Just off Rundle Mall, … Continue reading

28. September 2014 by Rebecca
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Winter Holiday

It is school holidays here and we took a family sojourn in central Goldfields area of Victoria where it is crisp and chilly. With an open fire and some sunny days, no one throwing up or injuring their back, it was … Continue reading

05. July 2014 by Rebecca
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Best things to pack or do for kids on a long trip

Since we have been home, a lot of mums have asked me how we kept the kids happy and occupied on our travels.  Apart from the obvious excursions to castles, museum and parks, it was a little tricky.  Our kids … Continue reading

17. January 2013 by Rebecca
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Home again, Home again, Jiggedy jig

Our lost week spent sleeping jet lagging unpacking the house   We are back home at last in the land of backyards, paddling pools, salad sandwiches and heat.   No making yet, just nesting. Happy summer dear readers.

11. January 2013 by Rebecca
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Feather Cloak

As Frau Holle shook out her feather bed in the sky realm and made it snow in Vienna, I turned a corner in the Leopold Museum and beheld a Feather Cloak.  It looked as if gossamer had been used in its weaving, … Continue reading

30. December 2012 by Rebecca
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Vienna…a heel turns

I turned my first sock heel in our lovely apartment in Vienna.  Here I am doing the heel magic while supervising bath time. Ooooo Vienna, you are so lovely. Everywhere I looked was loveliness.  All the buildings look like cakes … Continue reading

29. December 2012 by Rebecca
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Still Knitting…Berlin

20. December 2012 by Rebecca
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Lost!

Lost in a Cologne stairwell while wrestling the family suitcase down five flights of stairs…one Shawm Gadgie mitten. What is it about mittens that invites losing? What can you do with only one mitten? I shall sacrifice it to the … Continue reading

14. December 2012 by Rebecca
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Woad is me

It does not look like much does it? From little things…as they say.  This is the mighty woad plant…the ancient source of blue for cloth dyers in the British Isles.  It looks little because it is in its first year. … Continue reading

05. December 2012 by Rebecca
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