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Married to Tony mother to 2 children Lucas 23, Gemma 26 & her boyfriend Sean. Carer for 2 crazy Jack Russells. I'm dyslexic so excuse any mistakes. The Stitching Room is where I spend my time playing with Clarice (my camera) and Bernie (my sewing machine). Come on in and see what I'm up to.

Monday, 9 June 2008

Mount Gambier

Tony, Mel & I have been to Mount Gambier for a few days........... we went for a friends birthday. You can't go to Mount Gambier without a visit to the blue lake which at this time of year isn't very blue.


We stayed in a Motel that had a


swimming pool with a spa it was far to cold for me to go in and I'm not sure Mount Gambier is prepared for me in bathers but Mel thought he would give it a go....... until I told him about wool & shrinkage.

It also had a lovely garden.

Mel in Mt GambierMel in Mt Gambier

While I wondered around taking pictures I left Mel.

Mel in Mt Gambier

Mother nature is such a clever lady this is what I found in the garden.


One morning it was like this when we got up. Brrrr I hate the cold.



I am still on very slow internet so am not leaving comments as it takes tooooo long...... roll on the 15th when normal services resume.


Nic said...

You post such lovely photos Leanne. A real pleasure to view.

Stina Blomgren said...

Hi there...good to hear something from you...and Mel...;D
Your pictures were just gorgeous...mother nature sure is wonderful!! And i think it was a good advice you gave Mel...what if he had jumped in the water...oh my ...don´t think I will know!! Hope you keep warm...
BTW...you have to visit me...I´m having a giveaway...;D

Jodie said...

Beautiful photos leanne, I love the water droplets.

Mrs Moog said...

Beautiful photos Leanne and so good to see Mel enjoying his weekend away :)


Helz said...

Mel is Just So... Cool... & he Climbs!!! Luv the Foggy & Cold... shot Lots!

Sorrow said...

I know I have said it before, but I will say it again, Your photo's are beautiful!
and the ones of Mel the monkey just make me smile!!

dutchcomfort said...

Love your photos again Leanne. They are beautiful. Love the droplets!
And that lucky Mel, to have so many wonderful trips!

Anonymous said...

Leanne the flowers are so pretty. What is that pretty blue one! Wow!

As always, Mel is a charm!! I liked his napping place!

periwinkle said...

glad you had a nice time, your photos are gorgeous
Lisa x

Locket Pocket said...

it looks like you had a great time - lovely flower photos!

Chookyblue...... said...

great pics.......always nice to be able to go and see something different.........

Levin said...

your photos are lovely. mt gambier is a very cold place - i lived there for seven years. did you get to any of the quilting shops. apparently they have a couple.
See you on Sunday???

Lorraine said...

great photos....we got back from our visit to Inman Valley late yesterday and haven't had a chance to post any pics....back at work today....we called past to check out where Hetties shop is...and I will be there on Sunday...see you then?

jacquie said...

beautiful pics...glad mel avoided the water...would hate to see him shriveled!

Cheryl said...

That Mel leads quite the life...I am jealous :-)!!! Your pictures are just lovely!

Trudi said...

Aaah Mt Gambier- lived there for 3 years and loved it! YES, winter could be a bit miserable but summer was DELIGHTFUL and more than made up for 9 months of grey skies!

Cathy said...

Truly amazing photos Leanne! Mel looks like he has had a lovely little holiday as well!! Cathyxx

Rose Johnston said...

Stunning photos.....you have an eye for photography!!!

Teresa said...

Your pictures are just marvelous. Thanks for sharing.

Beertje Zonn said...

The photos are beautiful!
Kind regards,

Sonnja & Beertje Zonn
from the Netherlands

Kris said...

Mt Gambier is such a pretty place. We were there in January and I checked out one of the quilt shops. It was pretty too!

Grazia said...

Great pictures Leanne!!!!
...and Mel is so lucky...

meggie said...

There is that Mel, lounging about enjoying himself as usual!
What breathtakingly lovely pics to you took!