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The Dingley Village Men’s Shed

It was election day. The smell of the sausage sizzle came wafting through the polling booth at the Dingley Community Centre Hall. Naturally I had to have one. A barbeque had been set up immediately outside the booth exit and it seemed that no one could escape.  I must say it was a rather over … Continue reading The Dingley Village Men’s Shed

The Maritime Provinces

Driving from Bar Harbor to Prince Edward Island we were bombarded with high winds and heavy rain. In Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island’s capital we escaped the weather by taking refuge at a community theatre performing the musical “Anne and Gilbert”. It was an excellent production and a great introduction to “Anne of Green Gables” country. … Continue reading The Maritime Provinces

Fall in New England

We arrived in Boston by train from New York. There is always a degree of anxiety changing hotels and cities. Boston was hosting a Red Socks match so the town was buzzing. As a result, our hotel was two train stops out of town near Sullivan Station. The Station area itself is a picture of … Continue reading Fall in New England

The Importance of Being Earnest

This post is all about the current production of Oscar Wilde’s famous play “The Importance of Being Earnest” by The Mordialloc Theatre Company. It is directed by Vicki Smith who also designed the almost black and white set. The play features Stephen Shinkfield, Kieran Tracy, Ian McMahon, Keith Hutton, Melissa New, Haley Lawson-Smith, Janine Evans … Continue reading The Importance of Being Earnest

Wet Forests and Rainforests

Lyn and I recently visited the Tarra-Bulga and Mitchell River National Parks. We found a rather delightful camping park called the Tarra Valley Caravan Park “Fernholme”, surrounded by tall eucalypts and tree ferns. We walked up the road beside the Tarra River from the caravan park and came across the studio of an artist called … Continue reading Wet Forests and Rainforests