A beautiful day today – warm, sunny with just the right breeze. This morning Anne got a crash course in basketry using the cumbungi/cattail from yesterday’s gathering. She did great making a sweet little plain weave basket! Didn’t get to the second option of a diagonal plaited basket but I made a sample for…Continue reading On the Drift
Loving these mornings – quiet, no demands on time, and especially lovely when sunny! After some necessary laundering chores, Anne and I set off to see the sea eagle nest on their property. A bird on the scale of our bald eagle, the nest was appropriately huge and impressive in a gum tree –…Continue reading A Bit of Gathering
My host, Neil, acknowledged another trip around the sun last week so hostess Anne and I treated him to a proper birthday dinner celebration. (Actually, Anne did the treating and I was invited to join in!) Had a pleasant drive around the cove to an established winery called Tom’s Cap. Beautifully appointed, super interesting…Continue reading A Yummy Celebration
The day started cloudy and rainy, turned sunny and then back to cloudy. Windy all day. We attended the opening morning reception of a portrait exhibit at the local Stockyard Gallery in Foster – a delightful event with champagne, fruit plates and tons of people. The focus of the show was to exhibit a…Continue reading Relaxed
Staying with the delightful Ann Roussac-Hoyne and husband Neil on their cattle farm outside Foster, Victoria. Their property is situated on the western end of the bay that starts at Wilson’s Promentory. The Prom, as it is locally called, is the southernmost point of the mainland. And the Prom is lovely! A National park,…Continue reading Delightful day one!