Museum of Australian Democracy – Old Parliament House

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Museum of Australian Democracy   Old Parliament House  The Museum of Australian Democracy, Old Parliament House.  Sound Exciting?  No. Not Really!  How wrong could we be?  Going to the Museum of Australian Democracy at 9am on a Sunday morning was not …

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Corin Forest Mountain Recreation (Tuggeranong)

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Corin Forest Mountain Recreation  Canberra’s Mountain Playground and great fun for all the family! Whether you’re a Canberra local or a Canberra visitor, Corin Forest Mountain Recreation is a ‘must’ to visit! During Summer take a picnic and enjoy the …

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My lucky day!

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WOW!  What a day! Firstly, I got creative with the children – thanks to SquiggleMum and made some Salt Pictures!  What a great idea!  B4 & K5 loved this activity.  Whilst a little messy as far as ‘grainy salt’ on the kitchen floor this was a fantastic, …

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The Parklands Apartment Motel – Canberra

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Today I spent time beginning to finalise our Canberra holiday arrangements.  The Parklands Apartment Hotel is where we are planning to stay in a 4 bedroom apartment – this will accommodate all 8 of us!! What were the selling points for me? …

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