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Snow

Snow in Tasmania is common in the highlands, but not everywhere. I know you Canadians will laugh, but we get such joy from seeing snow which doesn’t happen often. These photos were taken at my cousin Harry’s farm, ‘Cheverton,’ at Deloraine.

Photographs taken by Harry Haines.

Photographs taken by Harry Haines.

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A taste of Melbourne: the old and the new.

Continuing yesterday’s tour, just some of the many photos I took. I apologise that I don’t know how to place the photos on the page to my satisfaction. I hope you enjoy having a glimpse of our verdant city with its multiformity. The Plane trees have been injected this year with something to prevent  the pollens in the air creating havoc with hay-fever; which works a treat.

An olive tree planted in 1875 brought from Jerusalem

An olive tree planted in 1875 brought from Jerusalem

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homeless sleeping quarters

homeless sleeping quarters

 

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1856/57 Number 56 Bourke Street was rented by Eugene Von Guerad, an artist who dominated Australian landscape painting during the late C19th.

1856/57 Number 56 Bourke Street was rented by Eugene Von Guerad, an artist who dominated Australian landscape painting during the late C19th.

Von Guerad was appointed as the first Master of Painting at the National School of Art, Melbourne, and curator of the National Gallery.

Von Guerad was appointed as the first Master of Painting at the National School of Art, Melbourne, and curator of the National Gallery.

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Fran, Alice and Mea having lunch at the European after out tour

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Flinders Street Station

Flinders Street Station