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NEWS FROM THE DAINTREE

 

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Cleaning the dam - at last!

Anyone who has stayed with us in the past couple of years will probably know we've been trying to clean out our wetlands-dam which, over the years, has become choked with thick long grass. Today's the day!!! It's been so dry that the dam is almost empty, just a couple of... read more...


Our perfect winter

We really feel blessed to be enjoying such perfect tropical winter days and nights.  Blue skies, warm days, pleasantly-cooler nights, everything still looking vibrant although we could do with a few light showers now we are into our dry season.  Thankfully we have abundant... read more...


Praying Mantis

Look who I found in the kitchen this morning, trying to get out through the glass door. A while since we've seen a Praying Mantis, although they are quite common in the tropics. He seems a lot happier now I've helped him onto the ornamental ginger leaf... read more...


Ankleversary

It's now hard to believe but yesterday was my "ankleversary" - a year to the day since I slipped on wet grass while cleaning bungalows, dislocated and broke my ankle in three places. Only two of us to run DVH so had to close and cancel all our guests for two of our busiest... read more...


Crosswords!

We have a new 'activity' in The Shed so we'll see if any guests are interested in solving cryptic crosswords.  I've always enjoyed cryptics and my hobby now is compiling them (Peter is sure my brain is scrambled!).  For many years I was in the Australian Crossword Club and... read more...


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