Tag Archives: McLaren Vale

Mid Winter Jitters

At last, the rain took a day off and we could get down to the beach this morning for some much needed fresh air. While we have been hiding away – partly the weather, partly a brief South Australian lockdown … Continue reading

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Food & Wine & Wild Animals

Whenever I have been in South Australia lately, my feet seem to drift, inevitably, south to the Fleurieu Peninsula. A recent trip found me pottering through the Adelaide Hills to Clarendon and McLaren Flat at twilight, with Son Number Two, … Continue reading

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Vines with a View

Don’t you love those rare days that drift on and on, and seem to stretch like elastic? No rush, no master plan, just endless time. This close to Christmas, such a possibility seems highly unlikely, but three wonderful days in … Continue reading

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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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