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Chris and Sue’s Australian Odyssey

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Chris and Sue: Retirement – This is the Life

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It is dry out here

G’day to all at Mollymook! 

Well, after we returned to Far North Queensland we left the trusty motorhome in Cairns and headed up to “The Tip”, Cape York, in our eldest son’s 4WD and rooftop camper. Roughing it, with no shower and toilet, fridge, etc etc but SO much fun! The road was actually pretty good most of the way, having been graded for the school holidays. Nevertheless, we were glad we had not taken the motorhome as it may have turned into an IKEA flat pack given some of the corrugations and sudden dips in the road. 

From Cairns to The Tip is about 2000kms return, and has some of the most isolated and vast, dusty outback in Australia. We really enjoyed the red red dust and sense of vastness, yet pulling up to a station for the night and finding heaps of other intrepid travellers. And when I say station, I mean old telegraph stations or working cattle stations, not Central Railway! 

Most of the rivers and creeks are bone dry at this time of year, but there were a few croc free swimming holes which were wonderful. Water temp was 24 degrees, nice! 

Marriage Celebrant – Mollymook Milton Ulladulla

 

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Melrose Memorable Moments

 

Wedding – Marriage Celebrant – Vow Renewals – Commitment Ceremonies – Baby Namings – Funerals

Julie Rynne

I am very passionate about what I do and I look forward to every wedding, like it is my first. I reside in beautiful Mollymook on the NSW South Coast and don’t sit still… I’m high energy, love a laugh and a chat and will give anything a go. I love to walk, ride, swim, eat and am partial to a glass of bubbles.

.I’m fortunate enough to be a full time celebrant, which allows me to be very generous with my time. The wedding ceremony sets the vibe for the whole day. A ceremony with real impact will be talked about for years to come. It’s so worth putting on a great show. Great Ceremony, Great Occasion, Great Memories.

Planning your wedding is no mean feat and everyone wants their say. It’s your wedding so remember, the choices are yours. Do yourself a favour and make it about the two of you. I strive to make sure you enjoy yourselves, first and foremost. I take my responsibilities as a Celebrant seriously and look forward to working with you both.

.Contact Details:

.Julie Rynne, 34 Mison Circuit, Mollymook Beach, NSW, 2539

phone: 040 8413 663     email: melrose.m.moments@gmail.com    Web: www.melrosememorablemoments.com.au/

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Testimonials

  • Hi Julie. I wanted to say a massive thank you for everything.
    You were amazing, and we could not have put together such a personal ceremony without you.
    Your support was incredible!

  • The minute we met Julie Rynne, we knew she was the marriage celebrant for us! Julie is sincere, kind, enthusiastic, generous and personable. She helped us through every step of the wedding ceremony planning process, offering advice and suggestions where needed.  

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Destination Mollymook Milton Ulladulla

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MILLHOUSE ART GALLERY, Winter Exhibition.

 

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WINTER EXHIBITION MILLHOUSE GALLERY

 

Visit the Millhouse Gallery Milton (courtyard opp. Milton P.O.).  The Winter Exhibition promises over a hundred contemporary and traditional paintings showcasing the work of the Millhouse Artists.  There are a number of new very talented artists who have added to the variety of work in all media.   There’s something for everyone at reasonable prices as well as stained glass by Mechelina, handpainted cards and children’s books by Cathy Murphy. Helen Caroll has kindly donated a beautiful framed watercolour painting titled ‘Ocean Power’ for the raffle, tickets selling for $1 and drawn 3rd September.  Free admission and wheelchair access. 

 

OPEN:  Weekends and school holidays,    FROM:  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.    Phone:  02 4444 7211 (during opening hours)

 EMAIL:  millhouse_art@hotmail.com    –   Website: Millhouse Art Society

 

Mollymook Milton Ulladulla e-news March 2018

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Mollymook Milton Ulladulla Tourism e-news March qtr. 2018

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Sunday Telegraph March 25, & Canberra Lifestyle article Jan. 29, highlight Mollymook for your perfect coastal getaway.

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Quoting the Sunday Telegraph Article: ‘Best Out-of-Town Wellness Breaks’ Sunday Telegraph March 25, 2018: If you’re in Sydney the article recommends you head for the NSW HOTSPOT of MOLLYMOOK.

“Mollymook on NSW’s South Coast boasts pristine beaches and gritty hiking trails. Learn to surf at ‘Mollymook Beach Surf School and enjoy oysters at Rick Stein’s – Bannisters by the Sea”.

Quoting the Canberra Lifestyle article: Jan. 29, 2018 “As you drive down the hill towards the main beach, you’re greeted by a beautiful sprawling vista of sand and sea. Mollymook has it all for a quintessential day at the beach. It’s picturesque, inviting, and there is plenty on offer, from sandy beaches that go for miles, to top-notch seafood, fine dining and a spectacular food trail that’s a foodie’s dream. And to work off all that feasting, there are plenty of opportunities for swimming, bodysurfing, board riding, picnicking, snorkelling, surfing and fishing”.

The article continues by providing many highlights for a getaway to Mollymook that includes its lovely beach, the bogey hole, surfing, fine dining restaurants, food and wine, Golf club and golf courses, local cafes, beach and bush walking/hiking and much more.

Click on the link to read their full ‘Lifestyle – Mollymook Getaway’ article

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Below is more info on this beautiful area of Mollymook, Milton & Ulladulla

2018 Cottesloe – Rottnest Island Ocean Swim

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Laura Wallace contests the 2018 Iconic Cottesloe to Rottnest Island ‘Channel’ Ocean Swim

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Laura prepares for her start from Cottesloe Beach with the 1000 odd swimmers beginning in ‘waves’ (groups)

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The Rottnest Channel Ocean Swim took place on Saturday February 24, 2018. In its 62nd year, it is considered the iconic ocean swim on the Australian National Ocean Swim calendar. Ulladulla was represented in this epic 19.7 Km swim by Laura Wallace. More than 1000 swimmers took part with the swim beginning in ‘waves’ (groups of swimmers) leaving from Cottesloe Beach from 5.46 am onwards. For almost half of this year’s swimmers, including Laura it was their first time competing in this marathon open water swim.

Laura had spent months each evening after work churning out the Km’s at the Ulladulla Leisure centre outdoor pool in preparation for this marathon swim as well as swimming in some ocean swims at Mollymook and Manly.

Mike Gaffney – Bawley Vale Winery

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Mike Gaffney & his Quintet direct from Canberra this Sunday January 21 starting at 5.00 pm

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Direct from Canberra for one performance only, The Blue Moon Cafe Band

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Venue: The Bawley Vale Winery.         Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm        BYO Chair and Picnic provisions. NOTE: Alcohol will be available for purchase at the Bawley Estate Winery.

Movie BLUE. 2nd screening February 8 @ 7 pm

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Moni has organised a 2nd screening of the movie BLUE.  Highly Recommended if you missed the 1st screening.

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The Movie Blue

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Blue screening times

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Moni writes:

To all of our beautiful swimmers and Take 3 Community, I have AWESOME news!! I’m hosting another screening of the film Blue for those that missed it the first time. The screening is scheduled for Thursday 8th February at Arcadia Twin Cinema, starting @ 7:00pm

I will need to sell at least another 40 tickets for the screening to go ahead. I guarantee you if you miss this film, you will be disappointed. If you are lucky enough to see it, it will change your life! It is the most beautiful, most thought provoking film of the year…in fact of all time.

Our very own Take 3 founder Tim Silverwood – Environmentalist plays a huge role in the film along with the beautiful Shark Girl Madison (, https://www.facebook.com/Shark-Girl-275053275989330/) who has just been awarded Young Conservationist of the year.

The link to buy tickets is below. As is a trailer to the film. 

Trailer – https://www.facebook.com/bluethefilm2017/videos/799092690255715/

Ticket information and purchase – https://tickets.demand.film/event/3022

Thanks for all of your ongoing support and for being such beautiful, passionate ocean lovers. 

Moni x

Mollymook Milton Ulladulla e-news December 2017

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Mollymook Milton Ulladulla Tourism news December qtr. 2017

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GOLD – NSW Tourism Awards, Cupitt’s Winery, Distillery and Brewery (Photo courtesy Cupitt’s)

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NSW Tourism Awards

Cupitt’s Winery and Brewery and Mollymook Beach Waterfront were awarded GOLD at the 2017 NSW Tourism Awards held in Sydney on November 16, 2017. South Coast MP Shelley Hancock congratulated the two businesses, saying “To be recognised as the best in your industry certainly acknowledges your exceptional businesses that showcases our region to the state and nationally”.

Cupitt’s Winery and Brewery took home the Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries award and Mollymook Beach Waterfront was the winner of the Hosted Accommodation category.”

Speaking at the Awards, Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall highlighted the importance of tourism and events to the State’s economy and congratulated the winners. “To be recognised at the NSW Tourism Awards is an outstanding achievement and well deserved recognition. The NSW Visitor Economy is the envy of every other State, with the greatest share of domestic and international visitors, visitor nights and expenditure, and an impressive calendar of major events across Sydney and rural and regional NSW, attracting millions of tourists all year round,” Mr Marshall said.

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MILLHOUSE ART GALLERY, Exhibition.

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EASTER ART AT THE ULLADULLA CIVIC CENTRE

 

Millhouse artists will be showcasing their artwork at the Civic Centre as part of the Easter festivities at Ulladulla Harbour. 

With free admission it’s certainly worth checking out as it promises fine artwork in both traditional and contemporary styles in all media at reasonable prices. 

There’s a chance to win a beautiful painting donated by talented artist Mechelina Flynn with proceeds of the raffle being donated to Milton Hospital. 

The exhibition is open from 1.00 pm on 29th March  then daily from 9.30 am – 4.00 pm until 2nd April. 

 

PHONE: 02 4455 7211  –  EMAIL:  millhouse_art@hotmail.com    –   Website: Millhouse Art Society

 

Milton Bike Ride – Route 66

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Elephant Road, Milton NSW – Swimmers Bike Ride

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Bike Ride

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Pete and Jan, their old farm

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John Louth filed this following report: Twenty hardy riders set off into a roaring wind that slowed us down quite a bit during  the first part of the course. Thankfully, as soon as we hit Elephant Road and entered bushland, the wind eased and it was a scenic though somewhat rough trail ride all the way around and back to Croobyar Road then up to Milk Haus for coffee and cakes. Along the way, a few of us took a side track and visited Pete and Jan’s old Springwater Farm.  The farm is set in a beautiful location and we made friends with the resident Emu.

The crew on this ride included, John L, Sean P, Bobbie W, Cheryl G, Pete & Jan H, Mark & Heather S, John Reed, Isabel, Wendy J, Mandy & Wayne, Ben, Sue & Chris, Mike & Julie, John & Nikki. All twenty arrived back in one piece except Pete who did sustain a cut leg but not too serious thank goodness. A big welcome to new swimming / riding friends Mandy and Wayne. Well done Jan, Julie and Pete who are all recovering from illness and did well to complete the course. Special thanks to Pete and Jan for suggesting this particular ride, Bob for heading up the peloton and Sean for test riding the route with me.

All in all a fun day and a few folk even suggested we have one of these rides once a month, so any route suggestions are very welcome. Regards John L.

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Mollymook Milton Ulladulla e-news September 2017

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Snippets of News for NSW & Interstate Tourist planning a visit to Mollymook Milton Ulladulla

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James Halliday Wine Awards – Cupitt’s 5 Star Winery

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NSW R&CA Awards: ‘Small Bar’ Winner, Bannisters Mollymook

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James Halliday awarded Cupitt’s Winery, Ulladulla with 5 stars

(Sir) James wrote: “Cupitt’s Winery have been knocking on the door for a five-star rating for a number of years and blew it wide open for this edition of the Wine Companion. The tourist mecca of the southern NSW coast around Ulladulla is both blessing and bane. It’s not a natural region for high quality grapes, nor a magnet for wine tourists. The Cupitt family, led by winemaker Rosie, has walked around the problem by buying grapes from regions as far as the Yarra Valley. The result is that the quality of the wines and the modesty of the prices is as commendable as it is unusual”.

Link to James Halliday awards  – Link to Cupitt’s Winery

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Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards

Bannisters Mollymook were announced winners in the NSW ‘Restaurant & Catering Hostplus’ Awards in the categories: ‘Small Bar’ and ‘People Produce Place – Tourism Restaurant.

The Awards for Excellence is a nationally recognised, independently judged awards program that celebrates exceptional service and culinary talent across the state. The Awards for Excellence is the only program in Australia where the judging criteria is determined by consumers who rank what is important to them in the dining experience.

The Awards are judged by an independent team of trained judges who anonymously visit the venues to determine the winners. The scores are based on the entire dining experience from food to the customer service experienced when the judges anonymously dined.

Link to 2017 NSW R&CA Awards for Excellence  –  Link to Bannisters Mollymook web site

Mollymook Milton Ulladulla e-news June 2017

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Destination Mollymook Milton Ulladulla Tourist e-news, June Qtr. 2017

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Whale migration north in full flight

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Whale sightings have been a daily occurrence here at Mollymook Beach Waterfront

Literally 100’s if not 1000’s of whales are presently migrating north on their epic voyage from the icy seas of the Antarctic to the warmer northern Australian waters, a distance of some 10,000 kilometres to give birth to their calves before making the journey back with their newborn.

For more information and pictures of whales and dolphins, click on the following Link: Whales passing Mollymook

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New Tea House in Milton. EXCEPTIONAL is the feedback!

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NEW: ‘Something’s Brewing’ – The Devonshire Tea House at Milton

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Something’s Brewing has recently opened a tea room. It serves GREAT Devonshire tea, jam, cream and scones during the week and a high tea on Sunday’s. Devonshire teas available 10 am – 4 pm Monday to Saturday (closed Tuesday), Sundays 10 am – 3 pm (For a high tea please book)

They have a choice of over 120 varieties of teas  & accessories available for purchase to enable you to make your own perfect cuppa!

A ‘MUST’ read, click on the link to read Toni the Devonshire Tea Guides review: Toni’s Report on Something’s Brewing’

Mollymook Milton Ulladulla e-news, Mar 2017

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Destination Mollymook Milton Ulladulla Tourist e-news, March Qtr. 2017

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Mollymook Golf Club wins National Honours at the 2017 PGA Golf Awards

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Mollymook Golf Club located on the south coast of New South Wales won the award for both the “New South Wales Legends Tournament of the Year” and the “Australian Legends Tournament of the Year” at the recent Annual Awards evening for their hosting of the Australian PGA Seniors Championship late last year. Follow the link to read the full press release: Mollymook Golf Club wins National Honours

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2017 GOLD Accommodation Rating awarded to Mollymook Beach Waterfront

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Mollymook Beach Waterfront on the NSW South Coast, was rated Australia’s overall GOLD accommodation at the National level, Gold at the NSW State level and Gold at the regional NSW South Coast level for its luxury accommodation.

The annual 2017 Gold List for Australian Accommodation was established following the compilation of 1000’s of reviews of Star Rated properties from hundreds of websites to find the best accommodation as rated by travellers.

“With a perfect 10 score, it proves guests can enjoy an exceptional experience, without a hefty price tag” wrote ‘Accomm News’. 

To read the full ‘Accomm News’ article, click on the link:  2017 Gold Accommodation Award

Milton Entertainment Centre – Full House

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Special Guest Celebrity plays to a full house at the Milton Entertainment Centre – ‘The Star’

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Full house at the Star Entertainment Centre

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Mike the guest artist and lyrics king

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The ‘Star’ Auditorium welcomed lyrics king Mike G. from the ACT for a few unique renditions on the guitar and a specially prepared item titled ‘Fiddle Man’. The latter was in honour of resident violinist Raymondo and his ‘partner in crime’ country musician Jimmy W. The Monday concert at the Milton Star Hotel continues to grow in leaps and bounds. Guests came from as far a field as Sydney and Canberra.

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Bulwalwanga Ran Festival

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Bulwalwanga Ran Festival, Milton Showground.

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Bulwalwanga Ran Festival

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Bulwalwanga Ran Festival