Monthly Archives: October 2012

20121028 – Ned Kelly Country and the Great Alpine Road

Sunday – hot and sunny. Up early for the long drive up to the Ned Kelly country and our tour along the great Alpine road. To relieve the boredom and keep me awake a kangaroo bounces out. If we’d have … Continue reading

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20121026 – Sovereign Hill

Friday – grey, miserable and rainy. Lazy day. Wendy gets her weekly treat and goes to the supermarket whilst I spend the morning checking the accounts, credit cards and statements. By lunch time I’m ready to stick every bankers bum … Continue reading

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20121025 – An Apple A Day

Thursday – warm, sun and cool, rain. Yes typical Melbourne mixture. At least we see the sun. Lazy day after all our tourism. After lunch we nip into the large Chadstone Mall. Wendy wants a pair of black leggings and … Continue reading

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20121023 – Mornington Peninsula and Melbourne

Tuesday – warm and cloudy. The forecast was warm and sunny so we set off to enjoy the Mornington Peninsula. Alas, like weather forecasts the World over, they were wrong. It turned out very cloudy. Drove down to Point Nepean … Continue reading

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20121022 – Phillip Island

Monday – sunny but cool, just nice. Up early to drive down to St Kilda to pick Simon and Hayley up. Then it’s a two hour drive out to Phillip Island. Fortunately it’s motorway most of the way. Motorway, with … Continue reading

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20121020 – Brighton, Beaumauris, St Kilda

Saturday – warm and sunny. Drove down to Brighton and explored the coast down as far as Mordialloc for a coffee. Learnt a new word Tisane – apparently it means any herbal drink to distinguish it from tea. How sophisticated. … Continue reading

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20121019 – Dandenongs

Friday – supposedly very hot and sunny but have just had a monsoon like down pour. Rest of the day ┬áis great. Why does Wendy think I’d make a good Ozzie Muslim? Off up to the Dandenongs National Park. Have … Continue reading

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20121018 – Melbourne City

Thursday – I think. Warm and sunny. We take the Hertz Mobile back to the airport. It’s on the other side of town and to avoid a Hertz handling charge of $40 plus toll fees we programme the sat nav … Continue reading

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20121016 – Melbourne

Tuesday – warm and sunny to start. Rainy and Belthornish in Melbourne. Early breakfast and off down to Melbourne. Take the coastal road, it’s a tad further but expect we’ll see some picturesque ports and towns on the way. 200K … Continue reading

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20121014 – Batemans Bay to Lakes Entrance

Sunday – sunny but cool. Leave our Sydney place today. It was very a great place, modern, everything you needed and all top quality. We’ll miss the greedy Lorikeets, lets hope they don’t starve. Enjoyed Sydney and the Blue Mountains … Continue reading

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