If you’ve come here looking for my:
And if you’re wondering what on earth I’m doing back in Kyabram …
A spur-of-the-moment house purchase led me back here after about 38 years in Melbourne. Yes, I’m as surprised as you might be.
It’s as flat as I remember, but I can now see its charms. Like the changing colours and shapes of the orchards as the seasons pass. The wide open sky. The abundant bird life. And the quiet.
And while the dominant political flavour is still a strong conservatism with a dose of xenophobia, those views are not universal. Besides, it’s apparently the second-best Victorian town to retire to.
I’ve been here almost 5 years now. I love my little house and the four-legged friend I found at the Echuca pound. I’m on the road most weeks for work. But I’m often home on weekends. So, if you’re passing through please call in and say hi. I have a spare room, and you’re welcome to stay.