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Fountain in garden

Alowyn Gardens

G26th April 2014 

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Nestled in the Yarra Valley, north of the town of Yarra Glen, is a delightful garden spread over 2.8 hectares named ‘Alowyn’.

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Gippsland Rare & Unusual Plant Fair

G12th April 2014 

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This weekend I travelled to the tiny Victorian town of Jindivick to attend the Gippsland Rare & Unusual Plant Fair.

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Walled garden

Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens

G20th January 2014 

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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden (formerly the Mount Tomah Botanic Garden) in Sydney’s Blue Mountains is well worth a visit.

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National Library reflected in pond at night.

National Library of Australia

G4th January 2014 

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When visiting Australia’s capital city Canberra, I urge you to visit to the National Library of Australia in Parkes. The NLA is one of Australia’s best examples of ‘stripped classic’ architecture and as a facility has much to offer visitors.

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Fried ice-cream

Fried ice-cream to die for

G27th December 2013 

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I recently visited Sydney where I was taken into the back reaches of a city pub to sample Sydney’s greatest culinary secret: Holy Basil’s fried ice-cream.

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