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Along the Tramway Track, Lorne

Tuesday 25 January 2022. On a mild and overcast day towards the end of the summer school holidays, we drove from Torquay to Lorne in the eastern Otway Ranges along the magnificent Great Ocean Road. We stopped briefly to photograph the Angelsea Community Centre, newly muralled with Hooded Plovers, and we passed under the Great […]

Newport Lakes Reserve

Saturday 15 January 2022. Today we visited the beautiful bushland of Newport Lakes Reserve (also known as Newport Lakes Park) for the first time in more than a year. The weather was warm, but surprisingly the reserve was quiet; perhaps Omicron was keeping the crowds away? The 33-hectare reserve comprises several distinct zones: a conservation […]

Woodend Racecourse Reserve

Sunday, 9 January 2022. Today we drove to the small town of Woodend, which lies about 70 kilometres northwest of Melbourne in Victoria’s Central Highlands, just to the northwest of Mt Macedon. We intended to walk around the Woodend Racecourse Reserve. The reserve occupies the site of the former Woodend racecourse and comprises recreational zones […]