Posts tagged with "melbourne"



Hiking to the light.
People · 01. March 2021
I am joining a group of 20 women from across Gippsland and Bass Coast hiking to the Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse to raise money to sponsor women in Gippsland through the Go Girls Foundation unique 5 month program.
Garden · 27. November 2019
The Borage is blooming readily by now, the sweet peas start to climb up them and reach for the trellis in the middle. I’m calling this my “sweet pea circus” as it accidentally has been shaped like a tent. It will invite the bees to a new spot in my garden, hopefully they will pay attention to the two new raised beds sitting beside it. (...)

Discovering Horticulture in Melbourne's Heritage Garden.
Garden Travel · 19. June 2018
As the long Summer evenings shortened into Autumn, finally tapering into dark winter nights, there was an opportunity to spend ten night's in one of Melbourne's richly historic (...)
Travel · 05. February 2018
There's something very inspiring, especially for a writer, about the gentle clatter of cups and saucers, whirring of the old timber ceiling fans, smell of freshly baked scones and murmur of conversation, along with calm feeling and sense of knowing that this is always how this has been done at the Windsor Hotel in Spring Street Melbourne.

Melbourne's Butterfly House
Garden Travel · 29. January 2018
A heartening and unique immersive experience can be found at Melbourne Zoo, in its 32 year old tropical native Butterfly House. Despite the many animal enclosures that the zoo is famous for, this little corner of the zoo, between the tigers and elephants was the star attraction for this small group of wanderers.
Country Kitchen & Recipes · 19. January 2018
How to make a Mango Lassi Smoothie from India. Easy simple recipe using local Hill tops hives Honey from Gippsland.

Quick Respite in Melbourne's Fern Gully
Garden Travel · 13. November 2017
With the hot summer about to break on us here in the southern hemisphere, it's nice to know that, especially if you're a city dweller, there's a cool and soothing oasis in the middle of the city that you can escape to.
Travel · 26. June 2017
Walhalla is a great place to visit anytime of year with plenty of tours, scenic railway, walks, food, coffee, historical buildings, ghost tours, gold mine and even a spooky old cemetery.

Saving the Bees and Foraging the Food Forest at MIGFS
Garden Travel · 29. March 2015
This years highlights included the much anticipated "Food Forest" and beekeeping gardens, showing a shift away from the "high end" designed gardens and drought loving plants of past years and focusing on sustainability, food production, and achieveable gardening, bringing inspiration to melbourne home gardeners and designers alike.
The Selfie Loving Smelly Plant that Tweeted....... 
Garden Travel · 14. March 2015
The "Titan Arum" or "Corpse Flower" , as its also known, produces the worlds biggest flower and Melbourne saw Australia's biggest ever bloom at 2.63 metres.