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A Brisbane born writer eating, drinking and crafting my way around the Western suburbs of Brisbane.

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My WeekendNotes - 107
If you're after a great family friendly night out with sushi and other Asian food that isn't a sushi train style pla... [more]
This year on 25th April Australia is marking the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC Landings at Gallipolli. It's hard not t... [more]
If you are looking for some interesting, easy things to do this holidays that won't break the bank try out these ten ide... [more]
03/04/2015 - 20/04/2015
On Sunday 5th April Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Riverside Cafe is hosting an Easter Eggstravaganza for the whole family. T... [more]
The University of Queensland (UQ) Alumni Book Fair and Rare Book Auction is on again from April 24 - 29, 2015. If you ar... [more]
24/04/2015 - 29/04/2015
The Nest at Everton Park is providing a number of workshops for kids and teenagers this Easter holidays. The Nest operat... [more]
07/04/2015 - 17/04/2015
Have you ever wondered how silver jewellery is made? Do you feel a burst in desire to work with tools and make your own ... [more]
If you are young and interested in writing, the State Library of Queensland and the Queensland Writers' Centre have two ... [more]
14/04/2015 - 28/04/2015
On Saturday 28th March Frew Park at Milton will be hosting an Easter Extravaganza complete with special visit by the Eas... [more]
If you think your fabric stash is looking a bit empty or you have some projects in mind you might want to head to Pepper... [more]
18/03/2015 - 22/03/2015
Celebrated from April 10-19 with the theme It Starts With Us Brisbane Youth Week offers lots of events for young people ... [more]
10/04/2015 - 19/04/2015
If you have a keen skateboarder in the family or some who'd like to be a skateboarder there are several activities in th... [more]
UPDATE: Please note this event is cancelled - If you have already bought tickets, please contact the organisation S... [more]
03/04/2015 - 05/04/2015
The Somerset Celebration of Literature is a three day festival held on the Gold Coast from 18 - 20 March. Held at Somers... [more]
18/03/2015 - 20/03/2015
If you've ever been to the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens you know what a lovely tranquil place it is, filled with small ga... [more]
Around twelve years ago I adopted two beautiful cats from Pussies Galore shop and cat rescue in Paddington. More correct... [more]
The State Library of Queensland is celebrating their exhibition Distant Lines: Queensland Voices of the First World War ... [more]
The State Library of Queensland is hosting a series of exhibitions and events entitled Distant Lines: Queensland Voices ... [more]
04/04/2015 - 15/11/2015
The wonderful park called Sherwood Arboretum is celebrating its 90th Anniversary on Saturday, 21 March, with a morning o... [more]
You may have heard of the Racism. It Stops With Me Campaign which aims to raise awareness about racism and its effects o... [more]
2015 is the 100 year anniversary of the ANZAC Landings at Gallipoli and this commemoration is part of the larger four y... [more]
I love chocolate as much as the next person, probably more, but even I can see that the amount of chocolate many kids ge... [more]
There's no doubt that women have come a long way in the last 150 years. International Women's Day is on the 8th March e... [more]
04/03/2015 - 14/03/2015
Have you got a child who is interested in the trapeze or live wire? Or simply a child who is a live wire and needs some... [more]
08/04/2015 - 09/04/2015
The restaurant formerly known as Flute, Rosalie, has renovated, revamped and rebranded itself as AlterEGO.With the sloga... [more]
With a seven year old son we are always on the lookout for child friendly restaurants that my son will enjoy visiting, w... [more]
The Coastal Artisans Gallery at Peregian Beach is hosting an exhibition by a number of artists with the theme Botanics. ... [more]
13/02/2015 - 01/03/2015
From 3pm on Friday 27th February, Food Connect at Salisbury will be hosting a street party to celebrate ten years of pio... [more]
In addition to the beautiful gardens and displays at Mt Cootha Botanic Gardens there are regular one off plant sales and... [more]
07/03/2015 - 29/03/2015
From 23 Feb to 1 May Medibank is sponsoring the Feel Good program, a series of free fitness classes at Southbank Parklan... [more]
23/02/2015 - 01/05/2015
As Chinese New Year, or the Lunar New Year as many prefer to call it, becomes more popular more and more Lunar New Year ... [more]
The two day 60 km Annual Walk to End Women's Cancers is on again for the third year in late February 2015. It's a fantas... [more]
With over 50 events for all ages over seventeen days you are bound to find something for you at the 2015 Bleach Festival... [more]
06/03/2015 - 22/02/2015
Did you know that you can use leaves to print directly onto fabric? I have seen a number of prints made using these tech... [more]
14/03/2015 - 09/08/2015
If you're anything like me you dabble in a few crafty things such as drawing, painting, crochet and so on. As I'm strict... [more]
The Theory of Everything traces the life of physicist, Stephen. J. Hawking, from shortly before his diagnosis with moto... [more]
You just have to scratch a little under the surface in Brisbane to see how many wonderful hand made and local events and... [more]
27/02/2015 - 01/03/2015
If you have a child anywhere between two and seven you are probably very familiar with Mister Maker, the doodle drawers,... [more]
07/07/2015 - 08/07/2015
I'm a sucker for French accents, french pastries, French food and french petit fours. All of these are in top supply at ... [more]
With Valentine's Day around two weeks away, many of us are thinking about how to celebrate. Here are a few interesting p... [more]
Have you noticed that some of the best coffee in Brisbane is not from cafes or restaurants, but from tiny hole in the wa... [more]
When I go out for a special lunch or dinner I really like going to a restaurant with a view but find this surprisingly h... [more]
Men are renowned for not visiting the doctor and for suffering the consequences. It's not such a problem when the illnes... [more]
I have to admit that I need a fair bit of encouragement to do household chores including food shopping. Occasionally tho... [more]
Every year we go away for a week in the Christmas school holidays and we've never found a spot better than Peregian Beac... [more]
A little while ago I met up with an old friend I haven't seen in twenty years and decided to help the night go more smoo... [more]
Whenever I go to the beach I like to look at the local shops inbetween beach going. Often I find there are quirky, i... [more]
If you know a boy around the ages of 6-8 you will almost certainly have heard of the 13 Storey Treehouse book and its se... [more]
29/06/2015 - 07/07/2015
To me time at the beach means savouring a good book while enjoying views of the ocean and the sound of waves crashing on... [more]
As you'll know if you've read my article Cheap and Easy Children's Birthday Parties , I'm all about stress free, easy a... [more]
Now that Christmas is over my six year old son's thoughts turn to his May. Yes that's right, every year ... [more]
Finding ourselves with a rare child free Sunday my partner and I decided to head out to lunch with no real plan in m... [more]
Did you know that there was a Museum of Nursing at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital at Herston? Neither did I unt... [more]
There are signs that book stores are making a come back or at least recovering (Hooray!) from the terrible time that has... [more]
New shops are opening all the time at Toowong Village as a result of the major refurbishment it is undergoing and one of... [more]
I've often found my best New Year's Eve celebration have been at home. There's no hassles with travel or parking or crow... [more]
I love Paddington with its long stretch of cafes, clothes and home wares shops. It can be a bit overwhelming as it is su... [more]
Christmas is a lot of fun what with the presents, the champagne, the parties and catching up with family and old friends... [more]
The Museum of Brisbane is centrally located in Brisbane's City Hall offers some unusual free school holiday activities t... [more]
Looking for entertainment for older children this holidays? The Brisbane City Council runs the Chill Out Program for ten... [more]
03/01/2015 - 25/12/2014
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