Archive for April, 2015

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

I woke this morning as usual, very early around 4.30am. After trying unsuccessfully to get back to sleep I fluffed around the house for while. After checking the wind and swell conditions on the internet I decided that perhaps an early morning surf was in order once it was light enough.

After walking down the track at the end of my street to the beach and along the cold sand, my … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

Tomorrow is Anzac Day, a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders “who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations” and “the contribution and suffering of all those who have served”.

Observed on  April 25th each year, Anzac Day was originally to honour … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

It’s been a mild week on the Great Ocean Road albeit a bit smoky due to a series of planned burns.  The still winds have created perfect conditions for the Department of Environment and Primary Industries and Parks Victoria to carry out planned burns in parks and forests both near communities and in remote areas.

Heavy … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

Following weeks of speculation, the Reserve Bank of Australia has left the official cash rate at a record low of 2.25% for a second consecutive month.

According to a finder.com.au survey of 42 economists and commentators, 32 had forecast the Reserve Bank Board would leave rates on hold, while 10 had forecast a cut…. Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

So Easter is upon us and thoughts turn to more holidays and chocolate.

The coast will momentarily swell in numbers and then by the end of April, will be very quiet again. The traditional selling season of Cup Weekend to Easter also ends and reflecting on the season we have had compares very favourably with previous … Continue Reading »