Category Archives: Second Valley

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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No summer for us

We have most likely had our only glimpse of summer, a weekend at the beach as we prepare to go away.    Normally at this time of the year we are preparing for a hot summer at the beach     … Continue reading

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