Tag Archives: South Australia

A Morning in Time: Memories and Milking

Last weekend I drove down to Hynam and spent a couple of days with my brother and sister-in-law at Langkyne, the property I grew up on. Just three-and-a-half hours south of Adelaide, it’s always nostalgic going back and I am … Continue reading

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Metro Bakery & Café

A few weeks ago I was down in ‘The Mount’ on the Limestone Coast for a book event and stayed overnight with good friends. Mount Gambier is in the neck of the woods I grew up in – just a short … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls at Port Elliot

By the time we deck the halls and stuff the stockings, Christmas and summer holidays will be upon us. Cricket fans have arrived for The Ashes and shoppers have converged on city stores as Adelaide falls into Christmas madness. It’s … Continue reading

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On Country Schools & Pet Shows

Last week I spent hours trawling through boxes of old slides in order to put together a photo board for my father’s 80th birthday. In the process, I was excited to discover a stack of nostalgic shots that had never … Continue reading

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On Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden

I fly through the gate of Kilkenny Primary School just as the siren blows, sending children scurrying across the grounds to their classrooms. This morning I am on my way to observe a cooking class in the school’s kitchen, but … Continue reading

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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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