Aradale 👻👻👻

Let Us tell you:
Aradale Lunatic Asylum built to house the mentally ill or insane as you would say back on those days. Purposely built on a mountain right here in Ararat, Vic AU with the belief that any winds from the south had a calming, healing effect on their patients and would basically help them heal from their mental illness. Aradale Asylum has two sister facilities: one at Kew the other at Beechworth, both also in Victoria, AU.

Opened in 1867 to house up a large number of patients until its closure in 1993, however one ward remained open for another couple of years thereafter. The building itself comprised of 63 building to make up Aradale, meaning it had to be self sufficient with 30ha Vineyard and their very own winery. Extensive training facilities and 4ha lavender farm. Livestock and own piggery as well as a market would have also been needed! Additionally of course crops and gardens for self grown varieties of food.

The rest is for you to explore (and there is heaps!), broaden your knowledge and experience whatever might happen… 👻
We had a ball and our guides get the thumbs up!!! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
Now it’s your turn to step into unknown territory.

 

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Birthday Celebrations

Birthday Celebrations

It is super hard to keep anything a secret from my partner, literally he always figures things out before I even reveal them to him.

While is was his 28th Birthday just recently, I decided to get a group of close great pals together to help celebrate his special day, so proud how it all turned out!!

The Venue was very elegant, spacious and magnificent … Marybrooke Manor at Sherbrooke. We found this place through a drive-by to another location. The Venue was quite charming so I simply rang up and made a reservation.

Further I was beyond delighted to have every single guest attending! The night was absolutely beautiful, the food at Pj’s Restaurant was great. The staff was brilliant and amazing, so thank you.

To end the night, I had baked a carrot cake and decorated it also which I hope everyone enjoyed.

If you ever have to book any event, check out Marybrooke Manor 😉