THE GRAND OLD CHERRY TREES OF BLACKHEATH

THE GRAND OLD CHERRY TREES OF BLACKHEATH

The village of Leura in the upper Blue Mountains is famous for its main street avenue of flowering cherry trees. However, even higher up there is Blackheath, with its own very special ‘cherry walk.’ From the Lithgow Mercury on October 12 1953; In 1953, the women residents

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THE VICTORY ANTIQUES CENTRE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

THE VICTORY ANTIQUES CENTRE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

THE VICTORY….HEART OF ‘OLD’ BLACKHEATH The Victory Theatre opened in 1921 as The Arcadia picture house. Locals even enjoyed an early form of 3D. It is now a vast antiques centre.  The bear (Editor Des) is not for sale, though sometimes I am sorely tempted to put

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A MISTY WALK IN BLACKHEATH

A MISTY WALK IN BLACKHEATH

I rather like misty days, they remind  me of cool flannels being placed on fevered brows. Our property adjoins the Blue Mountains’  National Park and sometimes bushwalkers  become disoriented, blundering  into my garden. I point them in the direction of Govett’s Leap, with a gentle warning to

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