This ramble through one of Melbourne’s best loved gardens is very loosely based around the characters and happenings, of A.A. Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh” stories.
Print these instructions , take a picnic lunch, answer the 6 questions, email us the answers, and log your visit. Please don’t post the answers in your log.
Four Friends Start Out
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You should be standing on a mosaic in the centre of the path, .
Q.1 Name the well loved children’s classic, the bronze characters about 40m south appear in?
Note: At some times of the year you may not be able to gain direct access to the bronze sculpture, however you can see it from the gate, which will allow you to research the answer.
Head into the “100 Aker Wood” where you will find the next clue at;
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If you are standing in front of;
- Quercus Laurifolia ccc = 729
- Quercus Faginea ccc = 892
- Quercus Canariensis ccc = 902
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Q.2 Which scale do you use to read Eastern Standard Time?
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Q.3 Name two of the characters mentioned on the sign?
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We can't recall AA Milne incorporating volcanoes into any of his stories, but we are confident a young lad such as Christopher Robin would have approved, if he had.
Q.4 How many floating islands are there?
Separation makes the heart grow fonder?
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Q.5 What is the significance of the name of this tree?
From the plaque in front of the Rest house.
The year restoration was started – 1206 = eee
Pooh Sticks Anyone?
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Q.6 As you approach this bridge you will notice some signs on the edge of the path that indicate that you may have been temporally transported to the USA. If this was so which state did you visit?
A Breezy Church
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Inside you will find the following information Year this structure was erected- Year these gardens were established = ff
ff- 4 = gg
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Q.7 We can’t be sure what a Woozle might eat but we know for sure that Tigger’s DO NOT like these. Which of Tigger’s friends is it that likes to dine on this “Delicacy”?