Sunday, November 6, 2016

Sunday

Today I dropped David off at his wargaming venue, then head off for a trip to Braidwood. There was some traffic on the way, a rodeo was on in one town, I saw lots of cowboy hats about, a kangaroo crossed the road in front of me, fortunately far enough away, but I was wary there might be more so slowed down, only to be tooted at by the person coming up behind me...they over took so they could hit any other kangaroos coming through!! Luckily there weren't any!!! I did make some wrong turns getting out of Canberra, I find the road systems here quite confusing. But eventually I got to Braidwood and had angreat time wandering around the old buildings...there was even a quilt shop, sadly it was closed, probably luckily for the credit card!!!!!

these roses are in a garden just down the road from where we are staying, they are just beautiful!!

hubby set up and ready to go
in the window of the quilt ahop was this fabric and it looked like chowchow puppies,
the fabric is upside down so I am sorry the photo is too.


there was a huge selection of fabric for childrens quilts

one of the lovely old buildings 

old bricks on the side of a building I wonder what the words said, 

This made me giggle. ..I think we need one!!

Yes!! I knew there was a good reason for drinking beer!!! 

love the lace work on this building


some interesting graffiti on a building that is being refurbished
the  court House, love the gates!!

the old Commercial Bank building

and the main reason I was here...was to meet the lovely Dzintra!!! I was going to drive to her place but it was too far to go there and back in the time I had, so we met half way in Braidwood. We have lunch in the Albion Cafe which was great and talked non stop. I am so happy to have met another wonderful blogging friend. Thank you Dzintra for coming to meet me, I had a great time. 





18 comments:

Melody said...

Looks like a gorgeous spot, I love old buildings too. How wonderful to meet Dzintra. So glad you are having a wonderful time.

Sue said...

You really want to go to Braidwood the last weekend of November.That is when they have the airing of the quilts, quilt show and on the Saturday there is a great market held in the park on the top of the main street. The Anglican church in one of the back streets, the Masonic lodge and the Scout hall also hang quilts.
http://www.braidwoodquiltevent.org.au/

Elyte said...

Your travels take you so so many interesting places. Always lovely to meet a new friend.

I am said...

Hi my lovely friend,so happy you both got to meet each other,i knew you both would have a wonderful time,what lovely pics you have taken Sue,you found lots of lovely spots,safe travels my friend and looking forward to catching up soon xx

Jo said...

Looks like you have had a great day. Enjoy your stay

Leeanne said...

I can almost smell those roses, fabulous display. Nice you got to meet up with your friend.

Julie said...

Lovely photos Sue - love the old buildings & all the fretwork. Great you got to meet up with a fellow blogger.

Fiona said...

you had a busy day and great to meet up with Dzintra.
Hugz

Willsquiltnsew said...

You certainly get about Sue,glad you are having a good time.mlooks like a town worth visiting one day!

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

What fabulous photos Sue.....you so such a lot in the short time there! So good to meet you....and yes we did talk non-stop!!! So good and hope we can do this again! xo

Maria said...

Lots of lovely buildings and interesting things on your post.
How nice to have met Dzintra.

Ondrea said...

Gee, stitching buddies are all over the place LOL. Hope you both had a wonderful time. I reckon you are quite brave navigating strange areas. Lots of great pics.

Cheryl said...

Lovely photos Sue and some very interesting things you found. So lovely to meet Dzintra

Diane-crewe said...

wonderful pictures .... and a wonderful reason to brave the idiots who seem to feel they have the right to interpret what other drivers are doing .. good job it wasn't a child in the road!!

Bev C said...

Hello Sue,

What great photo's of Braidwood, that dog sign was funny. I wonder if it is a small dog or a Rottweiler. Lovely to meet up with Dzintra, great photo of you both.

Happy days.
Bev

Chookyblue...... said...

gorgeous roses...........how nice you and Dzintra got to meet.......two lovely ladies..........

O'faigh said...

Great to be on the road, lovely town and to meet up with Dzintra

Raewyn said...

Looks like you had a fabulous time away - and how cool to meet another bloggy friend! Braidwood looks like it was a lovely place to visit.