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Chestnuts

Saturday morning at the farmers’ markets at EPIC has become a much-loved ritual for A and me, and is one of the times I feel most Canberra-proud: wonderful produce, unpretentious location, good coffee, fresh crepes and the inability to walk … Continue reading

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London Bridge… in rural NSW

A and I have been doing some bushland exploring around Canberra recently (which sounds, appropriately, more amateurish than ‘hiking’ or even ‘bushwalking’). I think this is partly because the weather is perfect for it – chilled, crisp and sunny – … Continue reading

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Back again (with photos from Moscow)

  I wish that there had been more days to wander her streets (in high-quality thermals) and to get to know her. Another time!

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The Eurobodalla Coast – photographic highlights

A’s family has a house near Moruya, around two and a half hours’ drive from Canberra, a land of mangroves, Saturday markets, rockpools and cold surf. This time, we headed out to Broulee Island for a beautiful late afternoon walk … Continue reading

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Quinoa patties

I seem to be much better at doing Tuesday culinary experiments than writing about them. The fact that it is Tuesday and frequently rushed provides constraints that, I think, keeps the food realistic, though it turns out that getting time … Continue reading

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Project 365 – Part III

Project 365 continues, and I find that it is getting easier and that I am enjoying it increasingly. Lots of bike riding means covering large distances with plenty of photo opportunities, and as ever there is plenty of food in … Continue reading

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Taking better photos

I spent yesterday with five other keen amateur photographers and a very patient, experienced teacher in an artists’ retreat in north Canberra. The only distractions all day were cows, a brief but thunderous storm, magpies and a rather long wait … Continue reading

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