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10 Mile Valley – Valley of Mines Becomes Valley of Waterfalls

Drip, drip, drip, plop, plop, plop gurgle, gurgle, gurgle, swoosh, swoosh, swoosh That’s the sound of the rain slowly turning the 10 mile valley from the Valley of Mines into the Valley of Waterfalls. Many people curse the rain but … Continue reading

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Nine Mile Valley’s Hidden Coal History

There’s gold in them there hills – black gold! Stephen had the pleasure of playing tour guide recently and taking a photographic artist into the hills behind Breakers to explore some of the fascinating coal mining history hidden away in … Continue reading

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A Walk up the 10 Mile Valley

A walk up the 10 mile valley is not be confused with a 10 mile walk……. ok, so seriously who would confuse the two – not me lol After a bit of a stormy night (heavy rain, gale force winds, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Autumn

The first day of autumn dawns with clear skies but a cooler start to the morning than we have been used to lately.  Never fear once the sun comes up she shines her smile to warm the air and balance … Continue reading

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Misty Walk – 10 Mile Valley

Hard to beat a walk up the 10 mile valley on a misty day My husband is a star and got most of the cleaning done early so we had some time to get out in the fresh air. After … Continue reading

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10 Mile Valley Walk, A History of Coal

10 mile valley is a walk of contrasts in both history and beautiful scenery. On our latest walk it was also a contrast with the weather – started with sunshine then some drizzly rain was thrown in, cold wind, changed … Continue reading

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10 Mile Valley – Coal Valley

Home from holiday and in need of a leg stretch it’s hard to go past a walk up the 10 mile valley. Coincidentally we were sent a link to some archive footage from the 1970s of the 10 mile – … Continue reading

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Our Beautiful Backyard

Sometimes I have to pinch myself on how lucky we are How’s this for a backyard Feeling slightly jealous ……… Don’t be – come and see for yourself Nothing we like more than sharing our little slice of paradise. Jan … Continue reading

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10 Mile Creek Swimming Hole

Another gorgeous day Another day to visit 10 mile creek swimming hole Dogs enjoying just playing in the water We enjoy just relaxing by the creek. Throw in a little walk to the river mouth to get some wonderful coastal … Continue reading

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Another Day in Paradise – 10 Mile Valley and Creek

Oh think twice, it’s another day for you and me in paradise oh think twice, ’cause it’s just another day for you you and me in paradise Feeling very blessed – it is times like this that really make you … Continue reading

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