Monday, August 18, 2008

Still south and still happy

This is the twelfth day of our Victorian holiday, and despite rain EVERY day, we've had a great time.

We've explored many central Victorian towns which, although in the depths of winter with dark clouds and bare trees, have a certain cosiness about them and the sure prospect of Spring and Summer beauty.

We've met and enjoyed the company of Blog friends - "hello and thank you, Lee-ann (and Rob), and Susan (and four-legged friends)" - and longtime friends whom we hadn't seen for several years, plus family members, and greatly appreciated their always generous hospitality.

Of course, I must not overlook the original purpose of the trip, to see 'The Elixir of Love' in Melbourne, where we also met other friends for the first time face-to-face.

The production was highly entertaining - beautiful singing, great acting and very amusing. Wonderful. I'm sure we'll enjoy the final night just as much, if not more, on Wednesday.

Oh yes, I have also taken 'one or two' photos which I will post when I return home at the end of this week.


Anonymous said...

It sounds like you are having a wonderful time catching up with friends and seeing the sights.
Make the most of it Alice.
xox Nicole

Noella said...

I am with you in heart and in spirit, Alice. I know you are enjoying every moment.

Safe travel, and God bless.

shellyC said... have you bought a farm yet??????????

Kerri said...

It seems like you've been gone for ages! I'm sure you're enjoying the rain along with all the other exciting and fun things you've been doing. Has it rained in Canberra while you've been away?
Lucky you to meet Lee-ann and Rob, as well as other and otherwise. What fun!
I suppose you're floating on cloud 9 again after seeing "Elixir" :)
I'll look forward to seeing those couple of photos you took :)
I'll finally have my computer back tomorrow!

Barbara said...

I'm very curious to see the "one or two photos" ;-) !! I guess you have a good time now! Looking forward to reading you again! Take care!

Pear tree cottage! said...

Dear Alice, we too have had a lovely time meeting you both.....I could have chatted on all night :)

Your company was wonderful and we hope to see you again real soon.


Noella said...

Lovely photos, Alice. They bring back a lot of memories from camping holidays as a child growing up in Victoria.