We escaped from work early on Friday and went down to the Abercrombie River (well, it was a series of waterholes) between Oberon and Goulburn and camped the night with a mate and his son from Wollongong who were on a bike and sidecar nearly identical to ours. It was the perfect night for camping, clear, no moon, lots of stars and satellites to watch. There was lots of wildlife in the area as well.
It was just chill enought to enjoy having billy tea on a campfire in the morning.
Two cottages are maintained by the local council and provided as artists retreats, which is very popular. This was made at one of the cottages.
There were lovely crochet cushions on some of the chairs at Rose Cottage where we adjourned for morning tea.
There are several utilitarian quilts throughout the house.
We visited fragile old homes from the late 1800s. These buildings were never built to last and the fact that they are still standing is amazing. Most are built out of wattle and daub with canvas ceilings, poor footings and some still have the old bark roofs under the iron that was added at a later date.