The End Of An Era – (1)

May 2, 2012

This year, the traditional Speewa Easter Hoedown evoked mixed emotions.  The more than 120 dancers who attended were happy to be there, but sad that this was the very last hoedown to be held at the Barn.  This was the 45th year that Des Devereux organized the event, in recent years ably assisted by Bruce & Cathy Rushton, their family, friends... read more

2011 Speewa Easter Hoedown PART ONE

May 2, 2011

To improve photo definition click on image    The Barn, venue for the Speewa Easter Hoedown Sunday 17th April 2011 Because some Queensland visitors over to sample the new SA Aquatics centre were occupying our house, we spent a pleasant night in a caravan park at Tailem Bend in SA.   Tailem Bend Caravan Park Monday 18th April 2011 Tony and Heathe... read more

2011 Speewa Easter Hoedown PART TWO

May 2, 2011

To improve photo definition, click on image Saturday 23rd April 2011 A rest day (for some) -  poor old Norm, after cooking God knows how many eggs and bacon for breakfast, there he was unblocking the septic tank (thank goodness he did things in that order), then he tried in vain to unblock a second grey water tank overflow which was creating a dam... read more

2011 Speewa Easter Hoedown PART THREE

May 2, 2011

To improve photo definition click on image   Sunday 24th April 2011 A few bedraggled and weary dancers appeared with bleary eyes for their sausages egg and tomatoes and as time passed, more and more dancers dragged themselves in for a heart starter (coffee) and their  breakfast.  Most had just about revived from the night before when at 2.00 PM... read more

Speewa’s 2010 Easter Weekend

April 11, 2010

Click on each image to enlarge click on the enlargement for bigger still. The Barn on the right Des's home on the left. Having spent a pleasant weekend, dancing with Wild Frontier Square Dance Club in Berri SA (see on Wednesday 31st March, we left Berri caravan park early and headed off to Spe... read more

Vale Adrian Brown & Family

February 10, 2009

                                        It is with deep sorrow that we learn of the heartbreaking deaths of Adrian & Mirribelle Brown, and their Children; Eric, Matthew and Brielle in the Kinglake bushfires  The thoughts, prayers and condolences of the Australian square dance community especially go out to Gary, Robyn, and ... read more