Last month, almost 6 weeks ago, I stayed in an amazing place in the middle of nowhere. Well, it was somewhere special up to 17,000 years ago, but it looks pretty bare now! For someone interested in social history and a developing interest in First People’s history, this place I visited ticked all the boxes.
Hi and welcome to a different looking Avalon by Nature. We’re undergoing some transition here in the cabin. Last week, despite best efforts, I wasn’t able to pay for my popup stall at Lake Haven as well as order new stock to service the booking, so I’ve had to be creative! Good news though, I am
Hi there! A quick note before I start packing my crates…. wooden ones, of course…. I have been preparing medieval gems and herbs and all manner of goodies for my inaugural stand at this year’s St Ives Medieval Faire at St Ives Showground in northern Sydney. This faire is the last on the medieval calendar
To the edge of the Outback – from Trangie to Broken Hill After a lucky escape from the Hotel California* haha, I leave Trangie and the clouds behind. After a while I turn off the audio cd story and just focus on the road ahead. Over the next few hours I notice the changing landscape:
Literally, and not because I think the towns here are stuck in the past, not at all. What I mean is that, about 10 years ago, I started researching the Australian history of my husband’s family, the Durands. I searched and compiled and wondered about these Central NSW towns that were mentioned – Walgett, Trangie,