Tag Archives: Auburn

Harvest time (and Hamley Bridge)

I was up at Auburn today, and driving back particularly noticed that wheat is being harvested. Big machines reaping in twilight paddocks, the dust like mist across valleys. It is very beautiful at this time of year. The light can … Continue reading

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Sowing seeds

A Turk’s turban pumpkin – seedling on left (in the garden in Auburn) and the fully grown thing (photo from the internet). I wrote this post in the early days of this blog (November 2013 to be exact), but didn’t … Continue reading

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My own little farewell to Holden

It’s been everywhere in the news this week, as the last car manufacturing factory in Australia closed at Elizabeth. It has been a big part of the local economy for many years, and so its closure means a lot to … Continue reading

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Getting some z’s on Father’s Day

I went to Auburn today and did my usual thing of cooking for the fortnight for dad, and spending some time with him. We went for a walk later in the day, and did the chooks, and watched a bit … Continue reading

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Immensity and smallness

I have spent a good deal of the last two weeks in Auburn. Dad has been unwell and I have been there with him. He has had a few days in hospital, and even after he got home again, has … Continue reading

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The library, the footy, it’s a small world

I was at the State Library today and saw an exhibition there about football in South Australia – 140 years of it. It was terrific – some fantastic old videos, photos, memorabilia, not just of the SANFL teams, but country … Continue reading

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Old Stuff (one owner)

I’ve been trying to tidy up a bit here at home, and have thus been looking at some of the gear I’ve got with slightly fresh eyes. For those who know me, don’t get too excited, it’s all a bit … Continue reading

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