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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Every time I told someone I was going to Canberra, they all came out with the same response: Why? After consulting a few Aussies, it seems the nation's capital has a reputation for being a bit...naff. I'd hate to say they are right but, well, yes. They're mostly right. Canberra is Australia's purpose-built capital. It has been situated within its own state, the Australian Capital Territory, so Victoria and New South Wales can't fight ...
... collection and its design were very well done. We started off with a twelve minute multi-media presentation of Australia's history and then began our self guided tour through the various exhibits. They spanned the earliest evidence of the aboriginal people, 25,000 plus years ago, to the present day.
There were artifacts from James Cook and later Mathew Flinders, Arthur Philip and many other of the early colonists. I found the section on ...
... C Dine Bar - salad, crabmeat pasta and a nice wine. It was a longish lunch, with more good conversation, and a touch of gossip (just a little bit). Lunch done, we stopped at the Farmers' Market - Indian spices featured prominently - I wonder why. We stopped too at the Canberra Glassworks, housed in the former Kingston Powerhouse. There were some interesting pieces - glass masquerading as cloth, for one. There were 'make your own glass' sessions - we didn't.
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As we finished the lessons, the students that had picked up
skiing quickly hit the gentle slopes for some final last skiing before having
some lunch and heading ‘home’. It was impressive to see the amount of students
with the confidence to put the ski lesson into action and make some tracks down
Finally, I must finish today’s ...
In the mad rush to the end of the teaching term, we are running out of time to get done all that needs to be done, and I still haven't worked through my list of jobs!!!! I have managed to get some of the essential things done with the car and van, and we had the last night of the four week "diesel 4WD maintenance course last Wednesday. Very worthwhile course. So much to do and so little ...