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Frances Hyde
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Happy, foodie, traveller, gardener
Happy, foodie, traveller, gardener

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Fairly Quiet
It's been a quiet few days. The Weather Dogs have brought rain, wind and cool temperatures to Ballarat, although they did take their clouds and rain away when Jim, Lindsey and I went to the monthly Bridge Mall market.  I particularly wanted to go for the mu...
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Weekend Report
We have had lovely weekend. On Friday Jim came down to Melbourne with me. He took the tram from Reservoir to the flat in East Melbourne and spent the day there while I was at work. I met him there later in the afternoon and we took the tram to Queen's Colle...
Weekend Report
Weekend Report
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Sunday
Sunday morning was much duller (weatherwise) than Saturday morning had been, but it was also much less cold: The cloud and mist lifted as the morning got up and got itself organised.  And in the mid-morning Jim and I set off for a day in Daylesford in pleas...
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Sunday
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Saturday
By and large, we had a quiet and peaceful Saturday. We woke up to a glorious sunrise, with the promise of a lovely day to come.  It was definitely on the chilly side though. All the roofs around us were covered in frost The day proceeded without anything ve...
Saturday
Saturday
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Kitchen Utensils
I can't remember if I was reading or listening, but I recently read/heard a story that someone was telling of when their mother went into an aged care facility.  The mother had chosen some of her things to take with her, had made a list of other things that...
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Rain, wind, fog, hail
My goodness but it was dramatic getting to Mount Martha on Sunday. It didn't look as though it would be when we left Mount Helen. True, it was misty and drizzly and you couldn't possibly say that it was ho, or even warm.  But it wasn't doing anything notewo...
Rain, wind, fog, hail
Rain, wind, fog, hail
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And we did indeed have a quiet couple of days at the end of the weekend.  I made soup and cooked a lamb backstop for Sunday and Monday evenings.  We dropped down to our place to check up on it and to make sure it remembered us. I made stew for Rupert and Hu...
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Peace and Quiet
It is early on Sunday morning, halfway through my personal long, long weekend.  It is true that it is a long weekend in most of Australia for many people. Tomorrow is a public holiday in most states.  My long weekend is even longer than that, because I work...
Peace and Quiet
Peace and Quiet
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Vikings and a bit more feasting
It was a lovely morning on Sunday.  Jim and I set off to stroll across to Carlton, through the Exhibition Gardens to the Melbourne Museum.  The museum is another relatively new building.  It was opened in 2000 and was another building that I have walked pas...
Vikings and a bit more feasting
Vikings and a bit more feasting
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Feasting on Saturday
Jim and I drove down to Melbourne on Saturday morning, leaving Rupert and Hugo to look after Ross, who had stepped in to house sit while Jim and I went gallivanting for the weekend. We took the tram from the flat in East Melbourne to the Melbourne Conferenc...
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