Sorting out a pair of cast iron planters yesterday early evening with the Queens of Mischievous, Gracie and Edith P.  They can't keep away!  Burmese cats are not cats that disappear immediately there's some sort of activity.  Just the opposite. Soon as there's something interesting happening they materialise, instantly.  Inquisitive. "Go catch a mouse or... Continue Reading →

Taken a couple of weeks ago in November - spring in Australia. The large wagon, down by the dam (pond) in a cluster of young gums, now shares space with a rose or two and some creeping geraniums that are starting to establish. Here are some earlier views of the wagon before spring.   The deep... Continue Reading →

Spring is finally here in the Barossa Valley at end of October.  Honestly, though, still had electric blanket on last night and I'm in a woollen sweater over a skivvy today. Sharing this view of our home just out of Angaston -- it's the  farm house you see there at the front on the left... Continue Reading →

Vintage Truck RIP – 1940s Morris Commercial

      Just minutes from Angaston our little spot is one small part of the tapestry of vineyards, wineries, cellar door outlets, farms, villages and country towns that make up the Barossa Valley region. Historically, German settled, the Barossa was established by pioneering hard-working people connected by community, religion, customs and long traditions, many of which exist... Continue Reading →

Vintage Ironstone Porcelain Faience China Ceramic

  Sharing the vintage love around today in old white crockery at home. Oddments of porcelain, ironstone, china, ceramic and faience from my small but mixed collection of tureens, platters, jugs, plates and bowls including old mixing bowls and so forth. I'm drawn by the inherent beauty of these once popular everyday pieces and want to display... Continue Reading →

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