Blooming Beauties in Wintry Warrnambool

Despite mid-winter hail and gale-force winds there is a stunning splash of colour brightening up a roundabout at the intersection of Timor and Fairy streets in Warrnambool’s city centre. Clever planning by our City Council has the roundabout awash with a variety of blooming ornamental chinese cabbage plants that lends brilliant colour to an otherwise … More Blooming Beauties in Wintry Warrnambool

Messages from the Sea – WW1 bottle-post notes

Hastily-written notes by Australian soldiers, departing for the first World War began washing up on Australia’s coast soon after the first troopships departed. The soldier’s messages to family and friends were cast overboard in sealed bottles, tossed to the ocean in the hope the communications would make it to shore. “The practice of placing messages … More Messages from the Sea – WW1 bottle-post notes