Day Tripping: Kyneton, Macedon Ranges

Our neighbourhood is scheduled for lock down once again. The current outbreak of the virus in our area has increased by double digits every day for nearly two weeks. For us, this means we will return to our original lockdown rules of staying home unless we need to shop for food, see a doctor or…

Day Tripping: Great Ocean Road

School holidays just started for us here in Victoria but as the current pandemic confines us to our home country we decided we would explore our surrounds with day trips. Unfortunately, Melbourne’s recent outbreaks of the virus will soon confine us to our home again. Sigh. We managed to pack up and head out for…

Horn Hill Hike at Colne Valley Regional Park

Another sunny Sunday and we were off to the greener pastures (literally) of Horn Hill just outside of London. We brought some friends along with us this time as we hoped to get their kids interested in hiking. We let our oldest, Fiona, navigate for us which she did beautifully without much adult involvement. Many…

Dungeness: A Day in Britain’s Only Desert

Last weekend we were looking to get out of London and explore some place new. A friend of ours recommended Dungeness in Kent and after some research we were all intrigued. It has been dubbed “Britain’s only desert” due to its bleak landscape and its dryness. Dungeness has the largest expanse of shingle beach in…