‘Camperdown Cruise’ Rockabilly Weekend Delight

Over the last four days Camperdown in Victoria’s south-west has been packed with visitors streaming in for some retro-fun, proving its Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekend a draw-card festival event. Think 50’s pin-up girls, burlesque and rock ‘n roll shaking off winters’ blue in an colourful October-fest! Its a perfect and somewhat rollicking introduction to summer in … More ‘Camperdown Cruise’ Rockabilly Weekend Delight

Carol Altmann’s iconic Warrnambool…’This is home’

A new publication launched last night aims to honour iconic Warrnambool figures and landmarks before they are lost to the passage of time. ‘Warrnambool…this is home’ is resident author and editor Carol Altmann’s tribute to familiar faces and places central to Warrnambool’s identity. “Iconic figures and landmarks are so much more than just buildings and structures,’ Carol … More Carol Altmann’s iconic Warrnambool…’This is home’

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

First Place

The recent flooding in Mahoney’s paddocks makes one think the water table at Killarney must be exceptionally high this year. This is the first I can ever remember  flooding both east and west of the lane.Usually rainfall seeps through the underlying limestone, so the flooding this year is an oddity, to me at least. If only one could … More First Place