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Hydrangeas

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I wish I could say this is my conservatory!

Beautiful Hydrangeas in the conservatory in Rosalind Park, Bendigo :)

A perfect place to write – sure to cure the worst case of writers’ block!

Emu in the Hen House

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We often pass this yard on our way to Bendigo and wonder how the owners ended up with a pet Emu.

Beautiful Sunday

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A trip to Bendigo for some groceries followed by a picnic lunch at Kennington Reservoir :)

We ate in the car due to the biting wind, despite the sun, and saw so many different breeds of dogs being walked around the 1.36km track. Two beautiful black & tan, long-haired Dachshunds :)  a Beagle, several Pugs, Labradors, Fox Terriers, fluffy Maltese, a long-haired sheepdog sporting a cute pigtail, Staffies etc. I think you might see just about every breed if you stayed there for a couple of hours!

Leaving Heathcote earlier in the day we were thrilled to see a huge flock of Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos fly over (they are special favourites and at my former home in Traralgon I used to often see them but here they are much rarer so a sighting is special) and on the return journey we took the ‘scenic’ route, green undulating¬†paddocks, sheep, cows . . . a very nice way to spend Sunday :)

How did you spend your Sunday?

Bendigo Pottery

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Another scene from Bendigo Pottery :)

Why pay full price?

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Looks like lots of bargains to be had . . . unfortunately, it was night time when we walked past and the store was closed :(

Morning

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Morning across Strathdale Lions Park, Bendigo.

Easter Parade

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We enjoyed the Easter Parade at Bendigo again this year. I love the atmosphere – the sights, the sounds and even the smell of gunpowder in the air :)

This is Sun Loong, the longest Imperial Dragon in the Southern Hemisphere.

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