Joe Blogs Joe's Journey

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I can name all the trees in my park

Actually only the park opposite our house in Melbourne… thanks to a very cool online application map that allows me to zoom in on our street then progressively click on the trees to find...

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Our garden is almost a year old

  It’s hard to believe that the community garden on Davis Street has been growing vegetables for almost a year. That also means that my family has spent a year down in Melbourne after...

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Photos of the Top End from the top – 417

The other day, on 1 May I grabbed my camera, jumped in my plane and flew around the outskirts of Darwin. I’ve done this many times before. This time for some strange reason I...

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Melbourne Flower Show – 2017

Last weekend we attended the spectacular Melbourne Flower Show. Flower arrangements, including creating gowns and dresses from plant material – wonderful garden arrangements – for small and large gardens. There were vendors showing off the...

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Strolls, Sojourns and a Soliloquy

The title was born out of my misunderstanding of the word “sojourn”.  Sojourn – with the wisdom of the internet at my fingertips is “a temporary stay” which although conveys a meaning of destination, also...

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Melbourne High Rowing on Lake Wendouree

One of the great things about Joe undertaking rowing is the interesting places he gets to row. We were impressed with the beauty of the Barwon River in Geelong and now having visited Lake...

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Barwon River Regatta

Joe has now spent a year in his new sport, rowing. In Darwin it is considered an adventure sport because of the real chance of being eaten by a crocodile, although it provides excellent...

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Piano is the key to chilling out

Which you may find strange considering Joe plays and studies the violin. Last week was Adobe week where I was introduced to actually using Garage Band as part of great add-on Apple learning day...

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How our garden has grown

Back in Melbourne for 2 months. It is hard to think that we are three quarters of our way through the first year of living our shared dream of Joe attending Melbourne High. A...

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Cyclone cleanup and the cupboard under the stairs

Every year in Darwin towards the end of the year or the cyclone season there is an event called the cyclone cleanup. This is where people scour their yards and homes for items potentially...