Monday, 19 November 2012

Bathurst Designer Events Biggest Expo 17-18th November 2012

Up at 4.30 am with all the kids and on the road by 5am to be in Bathurst for the Designer Events Bathurst show Saturday and Sunday.

Outside our house on the driveway at 5am
 The drive was relaxing, I love being out in the country, it was a beautiful morning so clear, clean and an easy drive to Bathurst.  We have relatives in Lithgow and I love the drive down Mount Victoria it is steep and dangerous the local council have being widening the road trying to make it safer, it is still steep though.  As you descend you look out over the valley towards Lithgow it's just so beautiful we would have stopped to take a photo but there is just nowhere to safely stop.

the road just outside Bathurst

A quick photo stop at about 7.30am on the way into Bathurst breakie at Maca's then onto the show to set up.

Gametag at the Bathurst Designer Events Biggest Expo

Me with Jen from Mary Kay

I was right next door to the ladies from Mary Kay Cosmetics so if you are in the Bathurst region and need to top up or replace your beauty products you can call on Tiana Rinders, Jennifer McPhee (Consultant Number 119545AU) or Jade Corby (Consultant Number 130221AU)  they were lovely to have neighbours and very caring with their customers.

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Just across from us was Nicole from Usborne Books At Home with a huge array of beautiful books to choose from Nicole is also the Australian organiser of  Kids' Lit Quiz Australia  for children who would like to participate in the "sport of reading" she recently ran it's first competition in the Bathurst area with finals in Orange and is looking for another teacher in the Sydney region to co-ordinate this programme with the aim of taking it National.

"The Kids' Lit Quiz is an international celebration of books and reading. Teams of four students aged between 10 and 13 years work together to answer 100 wide ranging book related questions arranged in ten categories.  In Australia in 2013 there will be three heats and a final with the winning Australian team invited to participate in the International Final in Durban, South Africa in July 2013. You can email Nicole for more info on

Nicole's stand at the Bathurst Designer Events Biggest Expo 17-18th November
Nicole is the Nationl Coordinator for

Jane's watercolours 

In the next pavilion was Jane with her beautiful watercolours.  This is her favourite, the town of Sofala a little gold town in NSW absolutely beautiful detail along with one of her flower paintings - violets. You can email her on about her works on

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