We haven't been getting out much, but we did get in a drive down the valley a couple of weeks ago. The highlight of such a drive is a stop at the Blackbird Pie Company in Heathcote. Today it was a half dozen Butter tarts that found its way back to the car.
The perfect nourishment for an afternoon drive!
We started by dropping down into the harbour in Thornbury, looking out over the bay. There hasn't been much blue in the water for some time now.
Looking east toward Blue Mountain you could see large ridges of ice build-up several feet high along the shore.
And there we spotted two children playing on the ice hummocks .... not very safe in my mind.
Driving south out of town through Clarksburg we were surprised to find one of the older orchards had been cut down. It's a bit of a shock when you see it like this.
But back behind the cut trees you can see new trees have already been planted in the new high density style of orchard. I expect the frnt field will be planted this way too.