It may still be winter, but it seems a bit more like spring with blossoms on the wattle and plum trees. We got inspired to renovate some of our garden on our last trip to Europe. We still have some more to do, bit it’s stattinv to look pretty good.
Spring at the Wilsons
Today is Melbourne Cup Day on which the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’ is run. This horse race is always held on the first Tuesday in November and is a public holiday. Many people here take the Monday off work as well to make a four day weekend. Our weekend actually began last Friday when […]Read More
During the week, I spent a morning doing a tour of H Division within the old Pentridge Prison in Coburg. Pentridge Prison was a notorious correctional facility located in Coburg, Melbourne, Australia. It operated from 1851 to 1997. Originally built as a stockade for prisoners during the Victorian gold rush, it later evolved into a […]Read More
Today, July 17, is quite a momentous anniversary for me. It’s fifty five years since I was required to report for National Service training and become a soldier in the Australian Army. I don’t know where those fifty five years have gone. Perhaps getting married, having children, raising a family, developing a career, working hard […]Read More