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One of the most moving letters Don has ever received was written by a 10 year old boy, Luke Cook....
World Retina Day 2004
One in 3000 babies is born with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a hereditary disease that attacks the retina, or light-sensitive portion of...
Merv and Pete
This week’s Burkes Backyard was co-hosted by former test cricketer, Merv Hughes. Fans remember Merv for his great bowling, as...
Lewis Carroll, in UK
The 2nd most quoted book in the western world was written in a room above the quadrangle at Christ Church...
Don visited Sissinghurst Castle Garden, at Cranbrook in Kent. This garden belonged to a very interesting couple: poet, novelist...
Lost Gardens of Heligan
Heligan is one of the great archaeological discoveries in horticulture. Created mainly in the 19th century by three generations of...
Roman Baths, UK
Don and the Burke’s Backyard team travelled to the city of Bath, in Somerset. The city is famous for its...
Chelsea Flower Show
The 82nd Annual Chelsea Flower Show was held from Tuesday, May 25 to Sunday, May 28, 2004. The show is...
Leeds Castle, near Maidstone in Kent, is said to be the most romantic and beautiful castle in England. It is...
HMS Victory, Portsmouth, UK
Don visited Portsmouth Naval Base and went aboard HMS Victory, the oldest commissioned warship in the world. Victory was Admiral...
Glen Innes Garden
Don visited a beautiful country garden belonging to Fiona and Andrew McIntosh. The 8 ha (20 acre) cattle property has...
Wigandia is an 8 hectare (2 acre) property on the side of Mt. Noorat in the western district of Victoria....