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 it has its charms. The changing colours and shapes of the orchards as the seasons pass. The wide open sky. The abundant bird life. And the quiet.
The dominant political flavour is still a strong conservatism with a tinge of xenophobia, but those views are not universal. And it’s apparently the second-best Victorian town to retire to.
So I’ve been here 4 and a half years now. I love the little house I bought (and spent too much money renovating), and the four-legged friend I found at the pound.
I’m still not sure what I’m doing here. But I think I’ll stay a while longer.