Author Archives: Richard Lee

Spring in Central Victoria

Spring in Central Victoria. Lambs are everywhere. Early spring has truly sprung around our district and, I suspect, right across the land. There is lots of paddock feed for the winter born livestock and hopefully, the season looks bright for … Continue reading

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Threatened Australia – The wide bleak land

Threatened Australia – The wide bleak land Just a few years before heading to Europe to serve with the AIF in 1941, Jock Picks, a young scientist and farmer from South Australia announced in his newly published book “Australia’s Dying … Continue reading

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Sydney Writers Festival: Jonathan Franzen

Sydney Writers Festival Speaker Jonathan Franzen. Sydney Writers Festival Speaker Jonathan Franzen As the Sydney Writers Festival comes to an end, literary folk are heading home or off to a ‘down under’ adventure. Jonathan Franzen, author and a guest speaker … Continue reading

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Stop Valve Expresso Café & Bar

Stop Valve Café & Bar: This tiny cafe sits beneath a multilevel carpark opposite the well known Watters Gallery and beside a huge mural by street artist Heesco. The image is based on the imaginative work of Shaun Tan, best … Continue reading

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