Tag Archives: Dandenong Ranges

Puffing Billy

As a belated birthday present for Jairah, our train obsessed boy, we took a ride on Puffing Billy.  For those of you who are not familiar, Puffing Billy (well actually I think there are at least 3 different Puffing Billy … Continue reading

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Snippets of Spring

It seems spring is starting to weave it’s way into our days.  Wattle is bursting out in bloom everywhere, daffodils are popping up, looking so sweet and friendly and the Rhododendrons are looking splendid.  We all went for a walk … Continue reading

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This Moment

From Soulemama {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – some words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment.  A moment I want to pause, savour and remember. I love your moments too.  So feel … Continue reading

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Tiptoe Through the Tulips and the Daffodils!

One thing about living in the hills is that we are spoilt for things to do in spring.  We have an abundance of bulb farms to visit and the girls always delight in such occasions.  We pass one on the … Continue reading

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A Winter Wonderland

We had some very cold pre-winter weather last week.  Snow fell in the little town not far from us and for a short while we basically had snow here.  The following day we had hail falling (or rather pelting down) … Continue reading

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Favourite places – Ripe Cafe

I want to share with you one of my favourite cafes in the Dandenong Ranges.  Ripe Cafe is a place I found a few years ago in Sassafras.  They make the best baguettes (I couldn’t wait to take a photo … Continue reading

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