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Spring is here

The weather the past couple of days here in Margaret River has been glorious…hopefully spring is here. The overcast cool days have turned to lovely sunny days and although the breeze is still a little chilly the sunshine makes up … Continue reading

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The Margaret River

The Margaret River is only a small river, about 60 km long and has a catchment area of only 470 sq kms. Along its course the river passes through national parks, wetlands, a range of diverse farmland and of course … Continue reading

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Beautiful Skies

The autumn skies have been beautiful recently. This rainbow appeared and shortly after the evening skies were red and threatening. A couple of days later the clouds formed a rainbow…..well, sort of. This vibrant sunrise was only a few days … Continue reading

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Christmas in Karridale

On a miserably wet day here in the south west we decided to visit Christmas in Karridale a 20 minute drive south of Margaret River. Blow up Santa’s greet you in the driveway and the house and shop front are … Continue reading

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Winery, Gift Shop and Sports Cars – everyone’s happy!

On a georgeous autumn afternoon we visited another of the lovely wineries in the area. Set in a beautiful lawned and garden area, Aravina Estate overlooks their lake and vines, making it a perfect wedding and function venue. Of course … Continue reading

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Hamelin Bay’s graceful Stingrays

These graceful rays are a regular on the shore line in Hamelin Bay. Three types of stingrays inhabit the waters – the smooth stingray, black stingray and eagle ray. They are well fed by fishermen who throw their filleting waste … Continue reading

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Our lovely coastline and beaches

Western Australia is renowned for its clean crisp white beaches and blue-blue ocean. The coastline around the south west is no exception. Hope you enjoy the photos below to give you just a glimpse of how beautiful the water and … Continue reading

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The girls of Cowaramup

Cowaramup, affectionally knows as “Cowtown” is in the heart of our dairy region and just 15km north of Margaret River. It has become home to a herd of lovely girls, some with their calves, who are adorable. The life sized … Continue reading

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Shannon National Park

Just off the South West Highway the Shannon Camping Ground is a great place for a spot of caravanning and camping without the luxury of electricity or water to connect to. There is however a camp ablution block with hot … Continue reading

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Peaceful Bay

If you are looking for a relatively quite location for a holiday this could be the perfect place for you. Peaceful Bay is located 35km south east of Walpole in the Walpole Nornalup National Park. The bay is protected by … Continue reading

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Australia Day Brekky

This morning we attended the annual Margaret River Australia Day celebration breakfast and citizenship ceremony which was held under the gum trees at the local footy oval. Aussie flags were everywhere. Brekky was hosted by the local Lions Club who … Continue reading

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Lunch at Watershed Winery

We have finished most of our chores and can start to relax and enjoy this lovely region we are now living in. Today we were invited to lunch at Watershed by our friends Denise & Alan Wilkes. They took some … Continue reading

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Getting into the swing at Redgate Winery

After spending the week unpacking and getting the house in order we have finally been on our first outing in Margaret River. Arriving at Redgate Winery for a late afternoon of live music at the winery we spotted a kangaroo … Continue reading

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