Odd Spot

Duxford airs 747 fly by
Bendigo Weekly
The flying programme for The Duxford Air Show in Cambridge, UK is now confirmed, with a different and diverse range of flying displays booked for each day. From legendary historic aircraft to dynamic aerobatics, there’s aerial excitement to wow all the family. Duxford has announced a B..
19-Aug-2013
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Thala Beach Lodge, Port Douglas, Queensland
Bendigo Weekly
Tropical North Queensland was in readiness for a one-in-700-year event. But I was hidden away from solar eclipse mayhem, enjoying the quiet seclusion of Thala Beach Lodge, just south of Port Douglas. Watchers from around the globe had descended on the area, sales of eclipse..
18-Dec-2012
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Peter has a top crop
Beware the triffid pumpkin, it could take over your backyard. Eaglehawk gardener Peter Tharle was given one pumpkin seed by a friend last year, planted it, and the result was a crop of giants. “I’ve never seen them like this,” Peter said. “Someone told me it&r..
06-May-2011
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