Shimmering water, mountains, Distant trees of green. Clouds are lifting Early morning dreams. As if time stands still The lake of ‘glass’ ‘Reflects’ the clouds of white As they slowly pass. Mountains shed their veil of cloud, As bird Is begin to sing. High above an Eagle soars Surveying everything. Parrot’s, colours beautiful to see […]
Pets are welcome at Adobe Holiday Flats. We are happy to provide pet friendly accommodation for anyone visitng the region, whether touring the NSW Southcoast or the Croajingolong National Park in East Gippsland Victoria. Bring along your dog and they can stay inside with mum and dad.
Dear Peter and Margaret, We have sent you some of the photos of Shae taming your birds during our recent stay with you. She had such a great time and still talks about those birds. Her parents have given permission for you to use them on advertising material if you want to. Her hair wasn’t […]
With the extended wet season in Mallacoota nature has sprung into overdrive. Trees, grasses, birds, insects, mammals and even rodents are having a wonderful time; busily reproducing and growing as if there is an urgency to make up for dry times in the past and no doubt hard times ahead. Our local bush-rats (we nick-named […]
Tom Davies (a very experienced diesel mechanic) supplied Mallacoota with electricity on a private basis for many, many years. He installed his own diesel generator, power poles, wiring; the lot. Even though his charges had to be higher than a government subsidized scheme, it worked well. During the 1960s Victoria was ‘modernized’ and electricity supply […]
Hi Peter and Margaret, sorry not to get to see you to say goodbye and thank you in person Sunday. We really enjoyed our stay in both the penthouse and the cabin for the last few nights. I attach a short ‘story’ I wrote at the penthouse and some photos I took during the stay. […]
In January 1999 we saw a strikingly different and rather wonderful new bird on our bird feeders. It was pigeon sized, however had a very outstanding spikey top-knot, very much as the best endeavours of “Trafalgar Square Hippies” who must spend hours trying to get that upright, pointed hairdo erupting from the middle of their […]
The choughs are the flautists (on pan flutes) in black, the currawongs are on the cymbals in their check suits and the magpies would fill in the complete orchestra, in festive black and white. Choughs When I first came to Mallacoota, in eastern Victoria, nearly 30 years ago my knowledge of native birds was rudimentary […]