Author Archives: Yvette Hollings

About Yvette Hollings

Writer, born-again cricket tragic, rookie cricket player, occasional musician and songwriter. I love inspiring stories that empower everyday people.

Wine region worries

It’s taken me the best part of two months to get over the experiences enough to write about them. But it’s time I shared. From mid September through to mid October it so happened that I visited four different wine … Continue reading

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Tassie time

Good morning from sunny Hobart! Well, Hobart is somewhere over the other side of that hill in the background. And yes I am in a t-shirt and bare feet, and its glorious! I’m on seven mile beach, east of Hobart … Continue reading

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Run From the Hills – to a winery!

Well, there they go. Three coach loads of intrepid trail runners, heading for the start line of their half marathon, which they’ll find at the top of the Pyrenees State Forest. And no, I’m not with them. 😦 I’m super … Continue reading

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Doing time at Narmbool – no bad thing!

On Sunday, I finally caught up on some of the voluntary time I’m supposed to be giving to Sovereign Hill. It’s many months now since I’ve managed to get in to the main site in costume to do my usual … Continue reading

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Celebrating one year

Today I’m celebrating one year of living in central Victoria. 🙂 it helps that it’s also super sunny and bright, and Melbourne Cup day, so a very good excuse to open a bottle of bubbly! It’s very novel for me … Continue reading

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Four weeks to go; mixed messages…

After a disastrous two-week downfall of my training schedule preparing for my first half marathon, Run From the Hills which is fast approaching (16 Nov) I decided the best remedy would be registering for a 10km run through similar terrain to shock … Continue reading

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Learning to love The Coonawarra

I didn’t expect or intend to enjoy the Coonawarra Wine Region in South Australia. My friend Jacqui and I agreed to meet there, as a convenient half way point between her home in Adelaide and mine in central Vic, for … Continue reading

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