Honey is honey…….

…or is it??? This is the question I am thinking about at this very second.

One reason I am asking myself this question is I have found a truly authentic tasting honey. It’s from Tasmania and is made from leatherwood flowers. Leatherwood is only found on the north-west coast of Tasmania and can be traced back to the Gondwana days.

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R. Stephens Golden Nectar Organic Real Leatherwood Honey

It takes the Stephens family 3 days with two trucks (a semi and a rigid – both Fords) to truck all of their bees (30 million of them to be exact) to the leatherwood forests – it’s quite an arduous journey as it is rough going to get there! If you can, get your hands on a copy of Outback Truckers Series 3 as the Stephens family feature predominately in this show…. if you want to know more about this amazing third generation family apiary, check out http://www.leatherwoodhoney.com.au/

As for the taste, I liken it to a very rich caramel…. the leatherwood creates a very distinct flavour which you pick up after the honey hits your palate. It’s not overpowering but it does accentuate the sweetness….. I highly recommend trying it! You will not be disappointed

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The all new Ford Everest – Available October 1!

The all new Ford Everest has arrived in Australia. The Everest is available in three model variants (prices below as well):
Ambiente – $59765 Drive Away
Trend – $66065 Drive Away
Titanium – $83493 Drive Away

New Ford Everest Trend
New Ford Everest Trend
Bluetooth Audio Streaming - iPod
Bluetooth Audio Streaming – iPod
The Everest's 3.2 litre 5 cylinder CRDi turbocharged intercooled diesel engine
The Everest’s 3.2 litre 5 cylinder CRDi turbocharged intercooled diesel engine
AdBlue/Diesel Fillers - the Everest is the first Ford 4WD to require this important fluid due to having SCR
AdBlue/Diesel Fillers – the Everest is the first Ford 4WD to require this important fluid due to having SCR
Ranger XLT on left, Everest Trend on right
Ranger XLT on left, Everest Trend on right
A very convenient and well thought of touch is this 230V 150W AC power outlet in the second row
A very convenient and well thought of touch is this 230V 150W AC power outlet in the second row

The Everest is based on the Ranger ute line and has been punted against the Toyota LandCruiser Prado (rather than it’s direct brethren, the Isuzu MU-X and the Holden Colorado7). The Everest is a much better finished vehicle than the Colorado7, the interior layout is something amazing and the overall impression I got when I first saw it was indescribable! I will recommend it to those looking at the MU-X and the Colorado7…. if you want to see more or to learn more about the Everest, check out http://www.ford.com.au/suv/everest/