Tag Archives: South Australia

A-Wandering Through the Vineyards

“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and likes to see us happy.” Benjamin Franklin. McLaren Vale lies less than an hour’s drive south of Adelaide in South Australia. Originally a region of small farming communities, orchards and pink … Continue reading

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Of Birds and Beasts and Beaches

My first morning back in Australia I woke up to the feel of a warm breeze on my skin, the sound of magpies warbling, the scent of eucalyptus on the air and the sight of the hazy purple of jacaranda … Continue reading

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Sunday Markets: a new religion

Weekend markets have long been popular sources of quality produce and family entertainment. In South Australia, the Sunday Farmer’s Market has become an almost religious experience, as pilgrims flock to meet the farmers, orchardists, fishermen, cheese-makers, bakers, and cooks who … Continue reading

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Life’s A Beach

‘The eye can observe nature and the mind describe it, but it is truly experienced in the soul.’ ~ Jill Murch (words and photo)   Earlier this year, I escaped to the beach for a few days R&R with my … Continue reading

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Diamond in the Rough

It has become a tradition, whenever we are in Adelaide, to spend Tuesday mornings at the Central Market with my aunt, my cousin and her two small daughters. Together we wander through the alleys lined with greengrocers, gourmet cheeses and … Continue reading

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