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.
Board members recall how they helped start Waratah Lodge, a retirement home that has lasted 25 years.
Police are currently at the scene of a double fatal collision involving two cars in at the Cahill Road, Gilmore Street and Woods Road intersection in Yarrawonga.
Tatura Community House held its annual High Tea fundraiser at the facility on Tuesday, with a full-house present to enjoy a sumptuous morning tea, good conversation and relaxing time together.
MORE than 130 camp oven enthusiasts turned up to the Torrumbarry Hotel for its annual camp oven cook off.
Rochester Historical and Pioneer Society hosted an afternoon tea to recognise long-standing members Barrie and Flora Griffin and John and Margaret Harley.
About 7600 residents served by Goulburn Valley Water are affected by a boil-water advisory.
Scone Equine Hospital relaunches local veterinary practice.
Scores of local farmers and concerned community groups will travel to Barham today to protest the Murray Darling Basin Plan in front of key Senators and Members of Parliament.
A planning scheme amendment to allow the expansion and redevelopment of the IGA supermarket at Heathcote has been approved by the Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne.
The second Koonoomoo Pickers and Packers Charity Ball came to town on the weekend, and was bigger and better than ever.
An exciting three-hole playoff saw Virginia Lange take a narrow win in the Deniliquin Ladies Golf Championship last Thursday.
The second annual National Herd Development Victorian Winter Fair was in action at the Bendigo Exhibition Centre last Wednesday and Thursday.
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