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Emma Claire McLeod

I get to hear many stories while on tour – some sad and some funny… this one I thought was gold and worth sharing with you…. An absolute fan told me the story that when she was (much) younger she loved MD so much she changed her name (jokingly) to – Emma Claire McLeod … One day she got ‘lost’ while shopping with her mum and was taken to the ‘Lost’ Department .. when asked what was her name… Her response was….. Emma Claire McLeod!!!  And that’s exactly what was said over the PA system!!! The parents of Emma Claire
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Another Surprise

On tour we had another surprise today… we were allowed to go inside a church used in MD! It is currently being renovated into a B & B and it looks stunning. Due to be completed in July. Thought I would share some pics of it with you..
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Shearing

There are often unexpected surprises on a tour… And yesterday there was shearing on the Wilgul property. The overseas visitors were absolutely delighted to watch not only the shearers at work but also the working dogs!
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BOM

An expectant couple I took on tour today who are both BIG fans of MD, have nick named their little bump BOM ( their surname starts with M)!!! Talk about cute!!! Congratulations B & J .. we wish you all the best!!
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I Wonder….

Why is it people love to see the places where people die? Is it because it’s the most memorable ? Is it just curiosity ? I am always asked – Can I see where Claire died? Where did Alex die? What about Brick? Where did Brian drown? And it’s so sad what happened to Riley….. Unfortunately we are no longer allowed on the property where Claire died… but some of the other locations of deadly interest can be seen on a tour! See Below – Bridge where Brick died Alex’s Grave (no longer accessible) A memorial to Harry
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So Dry

It is so dry here at the moment. We desperately need rain… the average rainfall to date should be around 65 mm. But so far we have had 7 mm !!! Thought I would share some photos and show you all how dry it is at the moment in Mcleods country… PS: Rain is forecast for tomorrow… fingers crossed!
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I Went To See Harry!

I Went To See Harry Driving up the driveway of Killarney one could be mistaken to think you are going to meet up with Harry Ryan! The homestead and gardens are just beautiful and you get the feeling time has stood still … It takes your breath away. A tour to Killarney is well worth the effort – it’s an experience you will never forget! PS… Disappointed that Harry wasn’t there!!
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What Would You Do?

*WHAT WOULD YOU DO ??* If and when you go on Drovers Run for the first time ?? Would you – like others…. Do a handstand on the wall Jump out the car and kiss the ground Just cry Just laugh Scream Do a jig in the shearing shed ? This is just some of the reactions I’ve seen… Just curious… *but what would YOU do???? *
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