I published this two and a half years ago and I wanted to say a little something about the heat/global warming and such and such. I know Europe, Asia and North America has been sweltering. But when you get to the bottom I will add a note concerning the heat and some bees of mine. There they are; on the fence in the driveway. First … Continue reading Bees.

Yvonne and u3a.

I have been reading a most fascinating book about the story of Italian Migration to the Myrtleford district of Northern Victoria. This area was for a long time a major spot for the production of tobacco. There are now no licenced tobacco producers but ten kilometres up the Ovens River Valley some of the best hops is grown. The book is not about the growing … Continue reading Yvonne and u3a.

Introduction to a Robbery and Mayhem.

My latest series was difficult to write in many ways. It is possibly the fact that it was true. As I dug up the bones of long buried facts and replaced the flesh the reconstructed body was quite haunting. Anyway I told you that. But I enjoy the writing of it and so I intend to run another story with similarly lengthed episodes. Those of … Continue reading Introduction to a Robbery and Mayhem.

What a sad song!

I’m borrowing from the net and from Candice in Regina Canada. Candice’s words were, “Near the Sanctuary is a playground, deserted during the Covid-19 ban on public parks.”  I could have gone out and got a photo from around Ballarat but this isn’t just a problem in Australia. It’s in Canada too. I do hope things get better, but my mantra now is, “I hope we … Continue reading What a sad song!