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The Days of August

There’s something so special and particular about August to me that I am forever sad when we reach the last day. It’s the light that changes by the moment; it’s the bursts of bright sunshine and the sudden sharp showers that sometimes even morph...

Yarra Valley

The Yarra Glen area is packed with options for Yarra Valley accommodation. Luxury hotels, conference centres, guest houses and budget motels are all comfortable, but an intimate Yarra Glen B&B retreat of your own is something else again. The Burrow at Wombat Bend...

Winter Weekend

A winter’s weekend at Wombat Bend ~ what could be more perfect? Sue

Winter Break 2015

Beanies & mittens, warm winter boots, soft woolly wraps & hot comfort food ~ remind you of The Sound of Music perhaps? Wombat Bend in winter really is one of my favourite things .... or places to be. Nothing beats waking up...

Autumn Break 2015

It’s always lovely when we have the opportunity to create a very memorable occasion for our guests in The Burrow. On this particular weekend, our guests were celebrating two significant events:  his 50th birthday, and their 20th wedding anniversary. Part One...

Mother Love

Eastern Swamp Hens are exemplary parents. They nurture their young with a fierce determination that is quite touching. Postscript: I'm very happy to report that Baby Bro's leg is...

A Walk On The Wild Side

Echidnas were on the move in early December.  This fellow was busily feeding on termites in an old log.   They are extremely gentle animals, no threat to any other creature (except ants and termites) Echidnas are mostly solitary, and like...

Spring Gardens

The asparagus and rhubarb are flourishing and I am giving them away by the basketful Bees are foraging in the blue borage and I’ve let some of the brassicas go to flower, for their seeds. Tomatoes & basil potted up, some strawberries...