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Highlights from a walking tour

I have been walking with Maxine these past few weeks when in Auburn. We have had a ‘project’ to travel the length of the Riesling Trail on foot from Auburn to Clare. It has been done over quite a few … Continue reading

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Maxine’s last day

It’s a funny thing, getting older. One of the nicest things about it for me is knowing people for a long time. Living, or even just staying in Auburn since I was born, means that there are some locals that … Continue reading

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Morning tea at Finniss Point

I’m in Auburn once again this weekend, spending time with dad. Today we had an invitation to visit one of the nurses who comes to help him shower – he has someone come in most days of the week, a … Continue reading

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Remembering the bird

Yesterday I ran into an old friend at the supermarket. She now lives near Ballarat, but is here for a month or so to see her parents, who are 95 and 98. She, Christine, and her partner John invited me … Continue reading

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With One Voice

Yesterday was party time for the choir I am part of, the ‘With One Voice’ choir. We had our end of year concert at Kingston Park, with families and friends present, and beautiful food and more music afterwards. Choir is … Continue reading

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Walking (with kangaroos)

Last weekend I went away with my friend Kaye to one of her favourite spots (and now mine too), Dutchman’s Stern Conservation Park in the Flinders Ranges. Kaye and I have been walking and talking together, usually twice a week, … Continue reading

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60 books

Yesterday the final event (more or less) in The Festival of my Birthday (!) was held at Imprints. Instead of a party at home, we had it at one of my favourite places, and instead of pressies for me, I … Continue reading

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Ruby for PM

One of my favourite dogs, Ruby, died a couple of weeks ago. She lived with Kathy and Michael and Mia and Grace along with┬áher ‘brother’ the fabulous Darcy (who thankfully is still there), and they would both enthusiastically run to … Continue reading

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Linking little bits of life

I spent some time again this week in Auburn with dad. It is really pleasant to be out of town, and to have the company of my dear old dad – he enjoys it too. We have a routine of … Continue reading

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Mannum!

I am writing this in Mannum, beside the river, after spending a weekend here. It has been beautiful – restful, restoring, fun and just a real change. Kaye and Megan have been here for various parts of the weekend, and … Continue reading

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