Living in the Foothills of the Dandenongs, Close to the Yarra Valley, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

I may have retired from work but theres no way I’ve retired from life! ‘So what do you do’ someone asked me. ‘I live, love and laugh’ I replied. ‘oh and travel as much as possible’ Come along and join in my life and travels – I’ll be happy to have you there with me


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Cathy @ Still Waters

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  1. I have been to Queensland many times when Mum and Dad ere living there, but I have not visited Melbroune. In Auckland, they advertise Melbourne as a shopping city. Is it true?


    • Hello there
      Thanks for dropping in and introducing yourself. Its been a while since we were on Puffing Billy but its a fun day when we do. Love to park near the big trestle bridge if I’m in the area and watch when it goes over and see all the kids with their legs hanging over the side


      • My pleasure, I really like your blog and knitting projects.

        Oh dear..and there I just went all shy, and havent the foggiest idea about what to write about ‘me’.

        Well I only really took up knitting in earnest a few months ago, after only ever having knitted the odd scarve over the years. But I have always admired the craft, and some of my fondest memories growing up is sitting very silently just watching my grandmother, or my nanny and her friends get together for some knitting/crocheting or tappisterie making ๐Ÿ™‚

        There is a little bit more about me on my About me section on my blog.

        Take care,
        Owl ๐Ÿ™‚


  2. Hi Cathy. Thanks for following my blog. I am returning the favor. Looking forward to following the goings on down under. Your header picture is spectacular!


  3. So Cathy, I guess you have just become one of The Spikeyโ€™s, that small clan of folk known to be followers of Uncle Spike ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thank youโ€ฆ I really appreciate that as I for one, know how many interesting and entertaining blogs are out there.

    My aim is to deliver an eclectic offering of posts, from my โ€˜point n shootโ€™ attempts at photography, to the sharing of my travel adventures since the 70โ€ฒs, as well as day to day happenings on the farm. Oh, plus a few observations on life as I see it. Of course, if you have any suggestions for me, Iโ€™d love to hear from you, serious.

    In return, I promise not to be overbearing with perhaps 2-3 posts a day tops. But if you are at a loose end one day, maybe youโ€™ll enjoy trawling through some of my older stuff too. I have added plenty of categories to help in said digging process.

    Thanks again for your vote of confidence, and hope you have a great dayโ€ฆ



    • I have my days Kerry. – there are some that are not quite so fun filled as others ๐Ÿ™‚
      Do hope you enjoy Still Waters and find something to enjoy there


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