Medieval times return to Gumeracha

Medieval times return to GumerachaThe Gumeracha Medieval Fair is coming again on May 3rd and 4th, 2008!

The first Fair, held in May 2007, was a huge success story, with over 3,000 people coming and over $16,000 raised for the Gumeracha Community Association. The Community Association has given half of that amount to the new incorporated Management Committee to run the 2008 and subsequent Fairs and the rest will be put back into the Community. Continue reading

Nairne Founders Day ’08

Nairne Founders Day ‘08The pretty Hill’s town of Nairne celebrates its founding families and individuals each year in March by holding a family fun day in its Main Street. On Australia Day 2005, the Nairne Founders Day won the District Council of Mt. Barker’s Community Event 2005 award for its 2004 event.

The idea is to display what the town’s founders contributed and present it in an environment of music, entertainment, family activities and heritage. Visitors are encouraged to wear period or old style costume and to take part in the best costume competition. Continue reading

‘Foodies Column’

Foodies ColumnHi there and welcome to our first ‘Foodies Column’!

My name is Toni, and I am a stay at home mum with two boys and a third little person on the way! I trained as a chef at the Regency Institute of TAFE in 2000, but decided I’d trade it in to be a stay at home mum.

In each instalment of our ‘Foodies Column” I will be sharing a recipe with easy step by step instructions and an illustration. I look forward to sharing my quick, easy and delicious recipes with you and any feedback, comments, questions and requests are most welcome.
This issue we will be looking at impossible pie. This pie is like a quiche without all the hassle of making a crust as it develops its own base when it cooks … just mix, pour and bake! Continue reading

‘JOLLY GOOD SHOW’ at ALL BRITISH DAY!

JOLLY GOOD SHOW at ALL BRITISH DAYThe weather was glorious at the Uraidla Oval for the 24th ‘All British Day’, held on Sunday, February 10th. Over 750 cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles were on display, including a bright red early model Dennis fire engine. All marques were represented, including a fine display of Rolls Royce vehicles, Jaguar, Austin (an Austin 1800 pictured far right), Lotus and Triumph. Continue reading