Archive for December 2011
TOOWOOMBA NEW YEARS EVE 2011 FIREWORKS
Not Sydney but it’s all we’ve got (and we can walk home in 5 minutes!)
A great five course dinner with friends, the fireworks was course two, Champagne, exotic cheeses, home-grown baked veggies, Felicity’s rack-of-lamb and Beverley’s famous raspberry sauce!!
2012 HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
A Christmas ritual is lunch with our Mothers – Vicky’s Mum passed away this year so Ruby and Sandy Barrie were our main connection on Boxing Day.
Have you ever been enthrawlled by the sight of those amazing Xmas light displays that become such a feature of the Yuletide season? Darkness hides the ‘how it’s done’ and all you see is the vibrant colours and the shapes formed.
SEE MORE IMAGES IN THE BEHANCE FOLIO – CLICK HERE!
READ ABOUT THE “CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND” – CLICK HERE!
It always rains when we turn for home. The Newell Highway, rain and big B-Double truck rattling along the flood tortured bitumen is an experience that is full of tension.
Another thing – Don’t check into motels that are too close to the highway. Sometimes, in the dead of night, it feels as if the truck is coming through the room …
The sun did shine @ Forbes …
North-eastern Victoria is renown for fine foods and wines – While at Mt Buffalo we feasted on sour dough and olive breads made locally. The olive bread came from the Milawa Bakery and when we left the mountain we went in search of some more of the luscious bread. Milawa Bakery is situated in the Cheese Factory so we stocked up on some Christmas delicacies.
Just nearby Brown Brothers vineyards stretch across the landscape, and they have wine tastings at their cellar door – we went in …
For more on the Milawa foods: