From the court house, down the steps, to a small reserve of land from where the photo is taken then behind the photographer is the wall of a supermarket and it fails to enhance the setting one little bit. Wish they did better than that to this little civic centre.
Otherwise it isn't all that easy to buy a bottle of wine grown in the Hunter, a vin ordinaire. Wines are blended and shipped around. But Aldi is selling Shiraz Merlot etc for a hugh $2.49, from South Australia.
Shopping at Aldi is like going to another country, the products are unfamiliar or copy cat and interesting European brand names take the eye and they say that savings can be made.
Fried herring fillets in Mediterranean Dressing - it doesn't get much better than that! Large jars of pickled red cabbage - isn't that what the explorers took with them when they sailed the Pacific as anti-scurvy - well, that's good enough for me.