Monthly Archives: December 2012

Farewell 2012

Here on this last day of 2012  we Aussies are enjoying our summer and thinking of New Years past, with moments of joy and transcendence lingering in our memories. I recall one walk in the rain forest of the Mount Royal … Continue reading

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Aussie Christmas

Twilight candle glow glitter of stars clink crystal glasses see the bubbles rise stroke the long stem baubles and glass birds. Wax lyrical about Christmas before the reaper scythed his crop. Mr Rat white scarf gloves and tail rustles through … Continue reading

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THISTLESTOP TOUR OF BONNIE SCOTLAND (9)

Melissa was waiting for us at the bar with her partner, Andrew. He was tall and dark with kind eyes; it was the first time we’d met. I liked him at once. I  introduced the Tour Group and left them … Continue reading

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THISTLE-STOP TOUR OF BONNIE SCOTLAND (8)

Our group left Oban  for Inverary, ( pronounced Inverara) seat of the Campbells and Dukes of Argyll. Marjorie and I weren’t particularly looking forward to the Aberfoyle Wool Show, but the NZ compere not only had us laughing but also recounted some … Continue reading

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