Category Archives: Second Valley

The Cockies are eating our house!

I have written often of the paradise that is Second Valley on South Australia’s Fleurieu Pensinsula. It is idyllic and now regularly written up as one of South Australia’s best beaches. The secret has got out!   Waking in the … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller: Close to Home – Second Valley, South Australia

I was reading the wonderful blog Windows into History  on the  joy of slow travel, a subject upon which I have often blogged.  It is a reflection of travel close to home in 1900 by Richard Le Galliene, albeit in his … Continue reading

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Explaining myself

Just over a year after retiring from my firm I attended the Annual Retired Partner Dinner. It was  my first as a retired partner. I walked into a place that I’d known so well for over 20 years but this … Continue reading

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It’s Negroni not coffee this week

Well this week we won’t be sharing a coffee rather it will be a Negroni! After all,it is Negroni week . Negronis have become our drink of choice. A wonderful aperitif that doesn’t seem to be climate dependent. Whether at home, … Continue reading

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It’s time for Study!

  In recent weeks as our time away recedes to a very lovely memory its been back to study. Days spent walking the Island of Ortigia with the only concern being where to find a coffee have been replaced with … Continue reading

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