ADELAIDE | A major redesign of Frome Street bikeway is now unlikely, despite the Adelaide City Council requesting yet another review of the controversial project.
Deputy Lord Mayor Houssam Abiad last night retreated from his push to have Adelaide City Council’s administration redesign the bikeway to accommodate two peak-time driving lanes in each direction along the road.
The redesign would have required the current infrastructure to be removed in favour of a narrower bikeway, at an estimated cost of between $350,000 and $520,000, according to the council’s administration.
However Abiad last night presented an amended motion, which called for council to instead begin design work on achieving “a better flow of vehicle traffic during peak and off-peak times” and Full Story »
THE FORAGER | In this week’s column: a new cheese producer for the Fleurieu, changes in store for a Willunga institution, Colin & Co calls in a coffee expert, and the Greek wine that’s set to be the next big thing.
Sheep’s milk on the Fleurieu
Another new South Australian cheese producer, Seavewe Artisan Sheep Dairy, is set to start churning next week.
Based at Hay Flat (between Yankalilla and Normanville on the Fleurieu Peninsula) Seavewe’s Tony and Corinne Harding run a herd of 45 Poll Dorset X East Friesian sheep. The small, but growing, herd is machine-milked by the Hardings to yield 30 to 40 litres of milk each day.
Next week, Tony says, they will start producing ricotta, haloumi, feta, and “a sheep style camembert”.
“We will be making South Australia Full Story »
PHILIP WHITE OPINION | David Wynn, for decades the driver of the great family wine company, hired Melbourne winewriter Walter James to write the annual Wynn Winegrowers’ Diary, 1970 edition.
Reading it, and remembering fondly my mentor David, who died in 1995, I can hear their conversation as they discussed the nature of making money.
The successful business operator “will arouse the admiration, and the envy, of a vast army of men who have had similar aims,” James wrote. Then he added a critical non sequitur:
“Should you set out not to make money but to make something really worthwhile in itself, your success will with equal certainty be rewarded with the admiration, and the goodwill, of men who really matter – men of category.”
This came to mind last we Full Story »