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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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We saw elephants and much more 

So after 3 days in Sri Lanka I definitely want to come back. It wasn’t even on our wishlist until it was suggested by the travel agent as a stopover. Colombo is a bustling city. You take your life in … Continue reading

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The Year Truly Begins

As usual my day starts with breakfast taking in some music videos, but this week is different. It’s after Australia Day, schools back (not that this matters to us, our children are well past that) and everyone is back from … Continue reading

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Tour Down Under – Southern Fleurieu

Today’s stage of Australia’s major bike race was in my favourite part of South Australia. It was a glorious day as I set out for a ride to take in the atmosphere. It was also the stage where the public … Continue reading

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Too Hot even for a Beer!

What a contrast between the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. The photo of the dog in the snow (from craftingandcupcakery.com) provides such a contrast to the weather in my hometown of Adelaide, South Australia. Adelaide is having one of its hottest … Continue reading

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