CIRQUE DU DUCK – LOCK-DOWN LUNACY!

CIRQUE DU DUCK -  LOCK-DOWN LUNACY!

I live  just around the corner from the Blackheath duck pond, in the beautiful Blue Mountains. I’ve developed a special relationship with the  Australian wood ducks who live there. They are so  good natured and engaging. It occurred to me that they must get a little bored

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BLACKHEATH DUCK POND

BLACKHEATH DUCK POND

Blackheath duck pond is close enough to my garden to be my personal water feature. Hardly  a day goes by without me wandering past it. The traction engine below was used to excavate the original dams, which evolved into the  pond. The dams were used to hold

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DUCKS IN BLACKHEATH SHOPS WORTH TWO IN THE POND!

DUCKS IN BLACKHEATH SHOPS WORTH TWO IN THE POND!

EARLY HISTORY OF BLACKHEATH DUCK POND When the Great Western Railway crossed the Blue Mountains of New South Wales in the 1860s  a reliable water source was required for the steam engines. In the village of Blackheath a catchment area to the north and east of Gardners

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