Cobram lovebirds Gareth Adams, 21, and Vanessa Aksionov, 19, are proof that true romance is alive and well in 2013.February 14, 2013 5:00am
Cobram lovebirds Gareth Adams, 21, and Vanessa Aksionov, 19, are proof that true romance is alive and well in 2013.
The pair met just five months ago through a mutual friend and have been inseparable ever since.
They plan to make their first Valentine’s Day together as memorable as possible, with Mr Adams intending to whisk Ms Aksionov away for a late candle-lit dinner to celebrate their togetherness.
‘‘Unfortunately, I have to work late until about 8
She feels it is important, especially for a new couple, to go out on proper dates and make a real effort to get to know each other from the outset.
‘‘We go out for dinner most weekends and just enjoy each other’s company.’’
Often they go away for a drive on weekends to Yarrawonga, Albury or Shepparton — just for an adventure and to get away from it all.
Although Ms Aksionov likes cooking, Mr Adams is not so good in the kitchen — despite her best efforts to show him how it’s done.
The two first met at Cobram Secondary College, but it wasn’t until just recently they hit it off as a couple.
Mr Adams does have a special present planned to give his partner, but can not reveal this publicly — as it would almost certainly ruin the surprise.
Water has been returned to Kinnairds and Black wetlands to help with their revitalisation after bushfire damaged them in February.
More than 2200 people have signed up to show their support for a campaign to have the green route chosen for the new Yarrawonga Mulwala bridge.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Matches were split up over Good Friday and Easter Saturday throughout the region.
Painter Ben Winspear and Scott Wileman will create new works as the public look on during the at Rochester Art Exhibition.
Kyabram Bombers have the chance to beat Rochester under light for the first time this Friday evening.
Lions star recruit had a tough introduction to the GVFL.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
Eighty residents at a forum determined the Heathcote Community Plan was on track but need some fine tuning.
Cobram skate park hosts skateboarding and music for youth week.
Senior state minister Adrian Piccoli reaquainted himself with Deniliquin yesterday, leaving Deniliquin Counil hopeful it has an ally in him.
With his blue eyes and snow-coloured coat, Nanneella horse Sinatra has looks worthy of a fairytale.
Fourteen-year-old Benalla girl Jaimee Linke will launch her debut novel next month.
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