Dorrigo Show 24th and 25th November 2013

Dorrigo Show 24th and 25th November 2013

Have you been to a country show recently. They are so much fun, and take you back to a simpler time. Our show this year had to contend with thunderstorms and huge downpours, but everyone still enjoyed themselves. Take a… Read More

Made in Dorrigo Day December 14 2013

Made in Dorrigo Day December 14 2013

This is always a fascinating day to spend in Dorrigo. We only have a population of around 1,000 people, but every time we  have had this event around 50 creative and energetic people put up their stalls to display some… Read More

Love living locally

Love living locally

Helen Proud was one of the first people I met when we arrived in Dorrigo, fresh out of the city and quite ignorant of everything about living in a country town.  She was the first of many locals who made… Read More

Dorrigo near the sea

Dorrigo near the sea

I used to live in Sydney which, by anybody’s standards, is a seaside city. Of the several suburbs I lived in during the 60 years I spent there, most were well over an hour to the beach. And no matter… Read More