December brings advent, and the start of our advent beer calendar.
|Beer number one: Silly Saison - a Belgian brown with Saison yeast|
|Beer number two: Brew Dog's Restorative Beverage for Invalids and Convalescents - hazy golden with sweet malts and plentiful citrus hops|
|Beer number three: Mighty XP Old World IPA - strongish, goldenish, IPA-ish beer|
|Beer number four: Stone Dog Meadery Loud Mouth Braggart - earthy honey tones on a seriously good ale|
|Beer number six: Woolshed Brewery Judas the Dark - coffee and chocolate on the nose and palate, also gentle spices and roasted wattleseed|
|Beer number seven: Bateman's Mocha Porter - liqueur chocolates; chocolate malt flavour, some coffee and hop bitterness|
|A visit to the shop from the sales dude at Prancing Pony|
And just to prove that it's not all beer, I went for a jog around Umbabgong District Park.
|Graffito at Kippax Playing Fields|
Rehearsing for the play Cara Carissima, written by Geoff page and directed by Tanya Gruber.
|Peter Robinson as Barry, the public servant|
|Bruno Galdino as the barista|
|Cara Irvine as Cara, the EA, and Peter as Barry|
|Director, Tanya Gruber, with Cara|
|Tanya films Cara and Nikki, the wife|
|Bruno having a rest with Nikki in the background|
|Cara (Cara) and Barry (Peter)|
And another run; this one at Woodstock Nature Reserve.
|Bounding up the steps! (Or not)|