Archive for May, 2013

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet.

So winter has finally arrived.  Last week we were surfing Fairhaven in summer wetsuits as the coast was warmed by mild light offshore breezes.

This week however, reality has struck.  Cold, bitter winds and lots of rain.  Perhaps not enough to replenish the low water tanks and dry garden beds but it’s a start.

The fires are on nightly and the local fire wood suppliers are rushed off their … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

1960.  The Cold War became colder.  Birth control pills came into existence.  Hugh Hefner  opened the first of his Playboy clubs in Chicago.  France tests its first atomic bomb.  The US sends its first troops to Vietnam.

Sir Robert Menzies was Australian PM and Neale Fraser won the men’s singles at the Wimbledon Championships.

It was also the last time interest rates in Australia reached the levels they did on … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet.It’s not common for the same property to be offered to the market twice in six months but that is exactly what happened on the weekend.
8 Kerrie Court was auctioned last November and was sold for $770,000.  For a host of reasons the vendor was unable to settle.
On Saturday it was the turn of Great Ocean Road Real Estate to auction the … Continue Reading »