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early blossom

While much of Australia is waking up to frosts, we already have our first blossom, as if to remind us that the warm weather is not too far away. It is a tropical peach, on a (sub) tropical schedule that will see … Continue reading

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Hippmenes caught the bear-suckled huntress, Atalanta, in a footrace and marriage by throwing her three quinces to slow her down Continue reading

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And so a new novel begins… Mr Wigg

 MR WIGG HAD SQUANDERED HIS LIFE. That’s what his son thought, anyway. Probably others thought it, too, and maybe they were right. He was neither wealthy nor famous, and the great swathe of property his family once owned had been … Continue reading

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