Archive for January, 2020

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The last day of January and its fair to say that many are
beginning to return to “more normal” routines. Children have returned to
school, most city based work places are now “business as usual” and for many
locals it’s a great time to “take a deep breath”. I like many others in the
tourism industry have worked the past 30 days … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Happy Australia Day long weekend and I gotta say it – where
has the month of January gone! Like most other Lorne business operators whom
have worked every day since Boxing Day, this weekend signals the final book end
of the peak holiday period. With students returning to school next week and February
“opening its arms”, it’s a great time of the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

January is such a big month in Lorne where one thing runs into another and before you know it, the first half of the month is all over! Whether it was Christmas and New Year celebrations, Pier 2 Pub, Mountain to Surf or the thousands that have been enjoying our environment on a daily basis, our town has … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Seldom
will a year deliver “ups and downs” like we experienced in 2019 and a
“snap-shot commentary” would go something like – disastrous first half of the
year but came home with the “spinnaker flying”, worst transactional January in
the history of our company, new record residential home price set for Lorne and
holiday accommodation bookings stronger than ever.

Add … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Happy New Year! 2020 is well and truly underway with the catastrophic
wild fires burning out of control in northern coastal Victoria and New South
Wales dominating all major news bulletins. The tragic loss of life and huge
volume of residential home loss, in excess of 1,000, paints one of the darkest
periods in Australian wild fire history. To hear that a … Continue Reading »