Special Places and Great Memories #9

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Butterfly House. Coffs Harbour, New South Wales – 2019

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Penrith home. New South Wales – 2019

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Floriade. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory – 2019

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Princes Highway Taree, New South Wales – Late 2019

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Princes Highway, Cundletown, New South Wales – Late 2019

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Sunset at new home. Mid North Coast, New South Wales – January 2020

Photography by Norm & Chrissy for Riverside Peace

Overnight trip to the Hunter Valley

We stayed in the beautiful Hunter Valley after meeting my newest great nephew.
These photos were taken from the front door to our cabin.
We stayed at the Leisure Inn at Pokolbin Hill
It was very quiet and we saw very view people but there were a lot of cars in the car parking area so we assumed the place was fairly full.
Before setting out for a meal with our daughter, son-in-law and our three teenage grandchildren we took this photo below. It was a beautiful day.
We only stayed the one night but it was very restful.

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Special Places and Great Memories #7

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With granddaughter at Tin City –
Stockton Beach New South Wales, Australia 2019

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Road to Dubbo – Central West New South Wales, Australia 2018

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Orange – Central West New South Wales, Australia 2018

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Bago Maze – Bago Mid North Coast New South Wales, 2018

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Hill Top Tulip Farm – Sutton Forrest South West New South Wales – 2019

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Floriade – Canberra Australian Capital Territory, Australia 2019

Photography by Norm and Chrissy for Riverside Peace

I thought this was a writer’s blog.

Well, hello to you too and thank you for dropping by.

Let me tell you a short story behind Riverside Peace and why I named it so. Yes, it is the official website of Australian author Chrissy Siggee but it’s the whole me.

At the time of creating my blog my husband and I lived and previously lived not far from a river. The closest river from our new home now is still just a short drive away but there are quite a few rivers really. Rivers have always inspired my writing and I’ve spent hours taking in the solitude at a river side and photographing the source of my inspirations. Not only do we have a river close by but there are numerous beaches, country drives, a zoo and the Koala Hospital – all to inspire any writer or photographer. With the Covid-19 restrictions and closures, I can only work with archived photos.

Gardening has always been a relaxing hobby and has always inspired my writing and my prayer life. Let me leave you with a favourite song of mine.

Chrissy

Special Places and Great Memories #5

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Salamander Bay, just north of Newcastle New South Whales, Australia

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Great Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo New South Whales, Australia.

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Richmond River New South Whales, Australia.

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The Butterfly House Coffs Harbour mid-north coast New South Whales, Australia.

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The Butterfly House Coffs Harbour mid-north coast New South Whales, Australia.

Photography by Norm and Chrissy for Riverside Peace

Special Places and Great Memories #4

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Amish country Ohio, America 2008

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Soldiers Point New South Wales, Australia 2017

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South Coast – New South Wales, Australia 2012

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East Coast – Tasmania, Australia 2015

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Seal Island – Southern Tasmania, Australia 2015

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South Coast – New South Wales, Australia 2012

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Tasman Sea East Coast -Tasmania 2014

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South Coast – New South Wales, Australia 2012

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Cole Bay – East Coast, Tasmania 2014

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Richmond – New South Wales, Australia 2007

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East Coast – Tasmania, Australia 2014

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Tasman Sea – East Coast Tasmania, Australia – 2014

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Amish Country – Ohio, America 2008

Photography by Chrissy at Riverside Peace