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Vaucluse House

Vaucluse House is one of Sydney’s few 19th-century mansions still surrounded by its original gardens and wooded grounds. Colonial emancipist William Charles Wentworth bought the house in 1827, and over the next 5 decades, William and his wife Sarah developed Vaucluse into a large and picturesque estate. The grounds were extended and flourished to cover […]

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World Africa Day

Today is World Africa day and elephants out in the wild are so precious, we hope that our grandchildren will still be able to see them in their natural habitat.

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Flame Tree

The Flame Tree also is also known as the Flame of the forest, is a beautiful tree with the fernlike green leaves and the masses of gorgeous scarlet flowers

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Queen Victoria Building

The Queen Victoria Building in Sydney is amazing, it has been lovingly restored and transformed into a magical shopping centre. Painstaking care has been taken to keep the original feel, features, and history and yet to make it feel modern, upmarket and special. I have to visit again just to see the beautiful stained glass […]

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The Passion Flower

As we near Easter the symbolism of the Passion Flower brings us reminders of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The colours of the Passion Flower are generally blue and white which are said to represent the heavens and purity. The three stigmas are said to represent the three nails that were used on Christ’s hands […]

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