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Take a hike: Mt Budawang

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After exhausting most of the hikes in the ACT (or at least the ones I can get to in a 2WD vehicle), I set out with my friend Brooke to hike up Mt Budawang.
Mt Budawang is the namesake of the Budawang National Park and is located about a 90 minute drive from Canberra via Braidwood.
Once [...]

Death in Braidwood

By 6 September 2012

A man is assisting with inquiries after the discovery of a body in the state’s south this morning (Thursday 6 September, 2012).
About 4.45am two men were involved in an altercation at a property outside of Braidwood.
Police from Monaro Local Area Command attended and located the body of a 51-year-old man.
A crime scene has been established.
A [...]

Kings Highway claims two more

By 11 March 2012

NineMSN are reporting that two more people have died on the Kings Highway near Braidwood in a horrific weekend where that small stretch of road has now killed 5.
Police say a car veered off the Kings Highway, about 20km east of Braidwood, and hit a tree about 10.30am (AEDT).
Two people were killed and a [...]

Braidwood monster smash

By 10 March 2012

The ABC has the news of a major accident yesterday on the Kings Highway:
A man and his two young daughters have been killed in a car accident near Canberra during heavy rain.
Police say the 52-year-old man and his eight and 10-year-old daughters died when their car collided with another car on the Kings Highway [...]

Buyers agents

By 29 October 2010

I’m looking at buying a 100 acres or so near Braidwood where I can pretend I’m a farmer. 
I have a number of criteria that need filling and there’s a lot of bullshit out there so I’m contemplating using a buyers agent just like those shows on Foxtel
Has anyone used a buyers agent?  Was it worth [...]


By 23 September 2010

[ 30 September 2010; ] In the name of general entertainmant, good regional food wine, beer and cider as well as an auction of last season’s stock with the proceeds going to Frocktober Canberra (for Ovarian Cancer Research), Hoola Hoop in Braidwood is holding “A Night on Forbidden Mountain!”

One hell of a dinner with one hell of a show!! A menu consisting [...]

Hoola Hoop Gets Behind Frocktober Canberra For Ovarian Cancer Research!!!

By 8 September 2010

As a significant retailer of 50′s & 60′s inspired classic frocks, Hoola Hoop in Braidwood has decided to get behind a major charity drive to raise money and awareness for Ovarian Cancer Resarch!
“Frocktober” invites women (and men), to wear a frock every day on all 31 days of next month!!!
Hoola Hoop has decided to donate [...]


By 28 April 2010

[ 2 May 2010; ] Hoola Hoop Classic Clothing is a proud sponsor of the inaugural Braidwood Billy Cart Derby, which takes place this Sunday the 2nd of May.

Entries have exceeded expectations and there will be several races in a number of catagories thorughout the day! This will be a great, fun event for everyone!

For more details, follow the link [...]


By 29 March 2010

It’s with much delight that I announce to Rioters the inaugural Braidwood Billy Cart Derby of which Hoola Hoop is a sponsor.
The event is open to allcomers in a variety of categories and we’d love to see some entries from Canberra and the surrounding region. To encourrage this further, we at Hoola Hoop are looking [...]

Living in Braidwood

By 14 December 2009

We are thinking of moving out to Braidwood for a lifestyle change, possibly with one person still working in Canberra for three days per week.  Not sure if he would get sick of the drive on each of those days – probably over an hour each way.
Has anyone lived in Braidwood or currently lives in [...]

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