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Book List

‚Ä®With the help of Gone West books and Hard to Find … my list of books to read has trebled over the last few days. It’s great to have so many books celebrating the industry as it was a few … Continue reading

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Collard Brothers Estate Revisited

I was last here about a year ago now and took shots at the far end of the property. There is a lovely old store room – which is still standing. At that time the building on the road was … Continue reading

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Pacific Remains

Discovered that I had been passing this building for years and not realising that in fact, it is the remains of the Pacific Vineyards. This came about when I was chatting with Jack Morris yesterday about my mothers experience picking … Continue reading

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Interesting Encounters

Following the surprise at the speed at which the Mayfair building came down, I went back yesterday morning for another look. Talk to the new developer and got a bit more of the story. Was please that there was a … Continue reading

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Mayfair Conclusion

It is strange driving up Sturges Road today to discover that the great little building, that was the home of Mayfair Vineyards and that I had photographed on a week or so ago, is now history. Strange too that I … Continue reading

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