Monthly Archives: August 2013

On Bobo Cordial & Bottles of Pop

Yesterday, tucked in a deep, dark corner of my mother’s kitchen, I stumbled upon a vintage bottle of Bobo The Clown cordial, raspberry extract still inside! Memories flashed back – of scorching summer days in the late ’60s and early ’70s when my brothers … Continue reading

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On The Loose Caboose

This week, quite by chance, I am continuing the theme of trains and trams. A couple of days ago I met my friend Susie for brunch at a quirky cafe right on the train line in the up-and-coming inner west. For visitors to … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Winter

Mention Victor Harbor to any South Australian and evoke fond memories of fish and chips on the beach, dripping ice creams and trips on the horse-drawn tram across to Granite Island, home to a colony of fairy penguins. Just over an hour’s drive … Continue reading

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On Deleted Scenes of Paris

So very often as a writer I reluctantly pull back text that I’m attached to in order to make it fit snugly on the pages, or to comply with a tight word count for an article in a travel magazine. Mostly, these extra words are superfluous to the story … Continue reading

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