Farina 2018, week 3 and 4 - Reports from Graham Walker and Leone Kerly
Farina 2018, week 3 and 4 - Reports from Graham Walker and Leone Kerley
Jacqui pointing herself into a corner
Rod hard at work pointing at the back of the Transcontinental
Ray gets to do the dusting
Bob says that he was doing the washing - but we all know that he was just standing there for the photographer!
The sales crew for the day.
Cleaning up at the rear of the Post Office.
Prep work in the van.
A splash of water before loading into the oven.
Checking the oven temperature with the infra red detector.
That tin's next.
Loading the Peel to place the tin in the oven.
Reaching for a baked loaf with the Peel.
Dropping the baked loves from the baking tins.
Note the head light for looking into the oven depths - and the thick oven mitt.
Graham is happy with his Pick Axe bottle find.
Ned transferring bread to the cafe.
Nola making Bacon and Egg Pies
Steve and Deb in the cafe
Volunteer under training as a 'Barista'.
Working on Patterson's house roof. Note the ageing timber on the ground - remnants from the earlier shed destroyed by vandals!
Peter "Out on the tiles again".
This is a real work of art - Hey?
Ron takes a break.
The roofing continues.
Leonie herself - and it's cold!
Could this be a planning meeting - Chalk that one up on the slate!
Dave Timms and Jeff Forrest - the lone inside team on the Patterson rebuild
Defib briefing around the campfire
Gotta love the OH&S (at least they're aware!)
Inside Pattersons progressing rapidly.
Jocelyn on repointing duty.
Michael Hampton repointing.
Lorraine French and Margaret Agars bagging rolls.
Morning tea in Tom's Shed
Tethered on the roof.
Battery on this thing must be flat!
Rob Ball repointing.
Rob Ball on the mike during the Happy Hour.
Ron Johnstone and Peter Saint laying (more) slate.
Ross French has a go at pointing.
The only way to get to work.
Tracy McIntosh the newest baker on the team.
Jesse, Josh and Vanessa have arrived ready for their concert performance.
Bob practicing with his sound effects.
Tour group in the bakery.
Volunteers with Jesse, all being schooled on their parts in the performance.
Four current bakers on site… Jim, Tracey, Rob and Dennis.
Tour group inspect the Transcontinental Hotel.
Bob accepting a donation cheque from the tour group.
The handrail begins.
The first part of the verandah balustrade.
All hands on deck at the Post Office.
Some of the drums for the concert.
The drums again.
And yet another busload of visitors.
Diana tries her hand at sound effects.
Doug McNaughton restoring the fireplace surround… (Just as well I didn't complain about the inappropriate finish around the new fireplace!)
Vanessa the conductor.
Checking out the sound effects.
Vanessa and Josh checking the score.
Leone - our current Photographer got into the act.
Jenny Rockley sign painting again.
Jesse at the keyboard in the bush.
Jesse at the keyboard in the "office".
Josh plays a "Bum note" as per the score.
Vanessa and Jesse working on the score.
The two Johns on Wood and Garbo duty.
Repainted signage ready to go back out into the town.
Sunrise on the railway bridge - is that frost on the grass?
Audience rolling in.
Almost time to start - the sun is on the horizon.
And - begin!
The entire sound effects section (hired at great cost)
Hope Peter's not playing a bum note with that damaged instrument! Incidentally, he's not playing in the "Brass" section, we think it's the "Heavy Steel"!
Jenny Rainbow performing in the woods section.
Michael Hampton is playing in the Boozer's section.
Jesse...and this is how I want you do it!
Concentrating Jesse coordinating with his pre-recorded theme.
Bob Brownlee and Jesse
Vanessa performing percussion after the main concert
Colynette and Peter.
We did it! Hugs for Jesse and Vanessa.