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365 Places: Filling in Some Gaps

© Tracey Benson 2014

Days 91 to 174 Today’s post is a feeble attempt to try and catch up from over three months of not writing. The bad habit of missing days started with a day here or there but now I find that

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365 Places: Tulip Top Gardens

Tulip Tops © Tracey Benson

Day 90: Tulip Top Gardens, Old Federal Highway, Sutton NSW Today we went to Tulip Top Gardens to see the beautiful display of spring flowers. The gardens are not as big or as busy as Floriade, which makes it a

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365 Places: The National Arboretum

National Arboretum © Tracey Benson 2014

Day 81: The National Arboretum Yesterday we went to the National Arboretum which was a great way to spend a bit of time on a Saturday afternoon. The Visitor’s Centre is a beautiful building, with some stunning design features which I hope

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365 Places: Mount Stromlo

Mount Stromlo Observatory © Tracey Benson 2014

Day 79: Mount Stromlo Observatory, Canberra, ACT, Australia Today we went to one of my favourite places for a weekend drive on a winter day: Mount Stromlo. When there is snow up on the Brindabella Ranges, it is a beautiful

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365 Places: National Gallery of Australia

banner image: Balinese people,Singa mythical winged lion, 19th century, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1969

Day 70: National Gallery of Australia (NGA), Canberra, Australia Today I had hoped to go bushwalking as it has been a long time since we went for a walk on the weekend. However, we were thwarted by bad weather –

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365 Place: Ginninderra Falls

Image Credit: Tim the Yowie Man

Day 66: Ginninderra Falls, ACT, Australia Ginninderra Falls is located less than 10 minutes drive from where I live, but I have never been there. It is a place that my husband Marty has talked about often as somewhere he

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365 Places: Queanbeyan

Water birds, Image Credit: http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Australia_and_Oceania/Australia/State_of_New_South_Wales/Queanbeyan-1870820/TravelGuide-Queanbeyan.html

Day 59: Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia Today, I am writing about a place I love which is very close to Canberra, but over the years has been much maligned by Canberrans, who thumb their noses at Queanbeyan calling it

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