Monthly Archives: April 2013

Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – Z is for …..Zoo

I am not a fan of zoo’s but tucked away at the Botanical Gardens at Wagga Wagga is a small zoo. The animals are free, (within reason) to wander around and here are a few snapshots. Meanwhile, the gardens are … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – Y is for …..Young & Yackandandah

Young is a small town in south west NSW, with a population of around 3,000. We spent a few days in Young as I have a cousin who lives there, so I did explore a little. We spent a lovely … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – W is for …..Wagga Wagga & Wiradjuri

The name Wagga Wagga is an Aboriginal one, meaning place of many crows. Wagga, as it is known is a central and largest city in New South Wales. It has a population of around 50,000 and plays host to the … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – V is for …..Victory

Ironically V for Victory falls on the public holiday of ANZAC DAY which is honoured in Australian and New Zealand. It is a time for remembering and honouring those who gave their lives for the great good and it is … Continue reading

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2013 Trans Tasman ANZAC Day Blog Challenge

Wall of Honour at The War Memorial Canberra – Oct 2012 For the 3rd year running I am participating in the ANZAC Day Blog Challenge hosted by Kintalk. You can read my previous posts for 2011 & 2012. Like last … Continue reading

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Library Loot – 24th April

As I mentioned in my post for Library Loot 17th – 23rd April I have been to the library no less than 4 times in the last week. Anymore and they will be charging me rent! You can see my … Continue reading

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Library Loot – 17th – 23rd April

I have a bit of a week this last week. I have visited the library 4 times! – Firstly I visited early last week to collect two books that I had reserved Then I noticed that another book that I … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – T is for …..Trim

Located on a stone windowsill at the Mitchell Wing of the NSW State Libary is a memorial to Trim. The pictures below are firstly going to set the scene for the location of the memorial to Trim. In stone, he … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – S is for …..Sydney

Like many travellers to Australia both our arrival and departure was from Sydney International airport. By the time we arrived in Sydney we had been in transit for 46 hours and had planned to fly from Sydney to the regional … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – R is for …..Research

Last year during the A-Z Challenge I had a similar Australia theme. I focused a great deal more on my Australian ancestry and you can read those posts HERE. This year I have focused on my last trip to Australia … Continue reading

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