Floriade is a festival of flowers in Canberra every spring. It features many tulips but includes a range of other flowers as well.
The last time I visited Floriade was probably at least twenty years ago. It was as impressive as I remember it.
My dad and I visited Canberra last weekend and stayed with my brother, sister-in-law and nephew. We decided to go to Canberra so my dad could attend and present a short speech at the 90th anniversary of the church we attended when he was the minister from 1975 – 1980. It was also the church where Andrew and I were married in 1990. It was fun to be back there and catch up with a few people I hadn’t seen for many years.
We also enjoyed Saturday night Jazz on the lawn, hearing David preach on Sunday morning and the views from the National Arboretum.