Category: On the Road Again

Article sharing about my travels.

Jo Avalon’s Cuppa Chats

by Jo Avalon Durand

Solstice Blessings to you! Our recent Stocktake Sale was very successful and thank you to everyone who participated.  This Newsletter brings you details of some upcoming activities at Avalon by Nature. You may have tuned into my attempts to master bringing a second person onto a Facebook live video with me!  As one good friend

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New challenges as I upload videos to our own Youtube channel!

by Jo

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

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St Ives Medieval Faire is this weekend!

by Jo

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

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To the edge of the Outback

by Jo

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:

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Going west, a step back in time.

by Jo

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,

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