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Leap of faith

Leap of faith

The old iron and timber jetty at Catherine Hill Bay hasn’t been used for coal loading for more than a decade. One year ago as the result of a firestorm, flames spewing from the old mine entrance destroyed the jetty’s aging timber, leaving only its rusting iron and concrete structure still standing.

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Secret Beach

Over many years, our family has enjoyed summer and winter breaks with our friends Diana and Paul and their children, at their cottage in Nords Wharf. Originally a small fishing village, and still pretty small, it sits on Lake Macquarie about ninety minutes drive north from Sydney.

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Castagna Vineyard Open Day

Yes, wine is the new Beechworth gold. And moreishly delicious it is… especially from my favourite vineyard.

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Truffle Farm

… this is a truffle farm. And this truffle farm, although still in its early stages, is already producing a small amount of delicious truffles.

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