The National Arboretum

The National Arboretum Canberra is an interesting collection of living trees for scientific, conservation, education and research purposes, created after the area was burnt out from the 2001 and 2003 bushfires. The Arboretum covers a huge 250 hectares and is home to 44,000 trees (104 species) that are rare, endangered and symbolic from Australia and …

High Tea

A very delightful afternoon spent with my husband at the Wedgwood Tea Room, National Art Gallery, Canberra*. To celebrate the Tom Roberts exhibition, the Wedgwood Tea Room offers a range of Australian delicacies. We enjoyed delicious ribbon sandwiches, sweet treats and heavenly buttermilk scones. The Wedgwood Tea Room on level 2 of the Gallery is warm …