Nanna Hogg’s 90th birthday went off with a bang today, up at Hogg Hut.
It’s a four wheel drive trip to get up there, the road runs out to a dairy farm at the top of the cleared section of the valley. From there a dozen four wheel drives ferried about 90 people up to the hut.
The Hut holds a special place in the Hogg/Wild clan, built by Len Hogg, Nan’s second husband. He was simply known as Pa to the family.
The mighty Murray River up here is more an oversized creek. Today it was running fast with all the thunderstorms and rain in the area.
Rain failed to dampen the celebrations, and with so many cousins who haven’t seen each other in years, plenty have chosen to camp the night up there and share a beer or three by the campfire.