Kaiser Bill’s Batman’s Cufflinks

1 December 2011 | Living

◄ The other night I went to an opera first night in Melbourne with Maureen, I wore a dinner jacket and my Kaiser Bill cufflinks. There’s a story behind those cufflinks with the German Imperial Eagle and a ruby in the centre and how I came to own them. My great gran...

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Bacchus Marsh & the Avenue of Honour

8 June 2010 | Places

My last travel blog was on big trees – the giant tingle and karri trees of Western Australia – both native trees. This time it’s an ‘exotic’ (an introduced species), 281 elm trees at Bacchus Marsh in Victoria, a country town about 60km west of Melbourne, towards Adela...

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