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... fun during a blizzard.
Nor was driving up to Perisher and back a day later with a broken tyre snow-chain - a link snapped above Wilson's Creek. When you add in my friend Ginny's torn ACL and my snapping a stock in two while face-planting during a blizzard, you could say that it's been a hazardous ...
... just had to move everything back up the 34 metal steep stairs. Remember we had shopped for 8 days as well. Plus we had to move the bicycles and the bicycle rack. Allan did most of the lugging.
Our friends Ina and Denis were camped at Thredbo Diggings and came up for morning tea and to check out this special accommodation. They were also able to help with a bit of carrying.
Now we could settle.
We decided that we would have a coffee ...
... of years and to meet new friends. Cliff Hicks and his wife June are participants. cliff is the President of the A Van Club and it was great to meet him after some years of email-only communication.
As people left Happy Hour to cook their dinner, the rain began and it's promised to be a very cold night. Hardy souls may play cards or board games after dinner. Me - I intend to stay warm and snug in the Tardis with Cody - and write this blog of course. ...
... of only 1000 or so. One day we came in to explore and spend the day with Gwen. Our first stop was the local museum where we met more interesting small-town characters than the contents of the museum. The town and it's population seemed straight out of a 1950's postcard, a definite throwback in time. Many an afternoon was spent trying to beat Nanna Gwen at a game of cards (she's a wicked card player), or making a variety of preserves ...
... despite smashing 2 glasses in my 1st week. [I might add that I didn't drop anything during my whole time as waiter, which is some achievement in my opinion.]
The only picture of me working behind the bar shows me shaking up a cocktail, wearing our night's show of "Chux Neck Accessories". This was one of the 1st examples of what I have coined, our "snow antics"! That night's exhibition of Dan's artistic use of Chux (known as 'jay-cloths' back in England) ...