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Writer Rank: 25
Readers: 46013
Subscribers: 59
Articles: 130
Comments: 101
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My WeekendNotes - 130
Curiocity 2021 Who cares that we are already experiencing the autumnal rain forecast by BOM. This is no excuse for not ... [more]
12/03/2021 - 28/03/2021
What's your bag? Public art or early Brisbane history? You will get a two for one deal if you take a tour of the Fish La... [more]
I have just read an article on "tips for inspiration when your creative reserves are depleted". Ironically, in these... [more]
27/02/2021 - 07/03/2021
So you think you know the Brisbane CBD including its sights and history? Well, try answering some of the following quest... [more]
If you can remember the 'sixties, you weren't there. Not so Brisbane in the 'seventies. Through a tale of crooked co... [more]
After several months in mothballs because of the dreaded COVID, the Brisbane Greeters are preparing to pound the pav... [more]
What do Dick Bruna and James Bond have in common? It took a guided tour of the current Miffy & friends exhibition at... [more]
What do a miniaturist and Miffy have in common? One could flippantly say the letter M, but being familiar with much-... [more]
21/11/2020 - 14/03/2021
Although it has been over two months since the opening of Anne Wallace's "Strange Ways" exhibition at the QUT Art Museum... [more]
09/11/2019 - 23/02/2020
After the third Sunshine Coast Open House was launched on September 9, the countdown began. Although the signature e... [more]
19/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
My husband has an illustrious set of ancestors. One of them, William Standley, was a marine on the flagship "Sirius"... [more]
12/09/2019 - 14/02/2020
How did you celebrate your tenth birthday? I'll bet you had lots of fun, and so did your friends. Brisbane Open House in... [more]
26/09/2019 - 13/10/2019
Ever wondered what your ancestors were doing 160 years ago? I know that two of my great grandfathers were blacksmith... [more]
13/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
Well, 1984 came and went with very little of those dire dystopian predictions coming true. The same could be said fo... [more]
It was not until the referendum of 1967 that indigenous Australians were included in the population Census and the Feder... [more]
Look out! There's a new Thai in town, or should I say The Valley, and it is set to shake up the dining scene down th... [more]
Move over Love Actually, there is a new feel-good Christmas movie in town. It's just a pity that it will not be rele... [more]
So you think that the Sunshine Coast is all sun, sea, surf and ... um, scenery. Well, the program for Sunshine Coast Ope... [more]
05/10/2018 - 04/11/2018
Popped into Commix Espresso for a cuppa this morning to be greeted by an excited manager. John was trumpeting the ne... [more]
I was the third bride to wear my wedding dress and the only one to remain married forty-six years later. Third time lu... [more]
12/07/2018 - 19/08/2018
Imagine being in a loving relationship with a doting husband and two lovely little girls aged two and three, when su... [more]
30/06/2018 - 27/01/2019
Last chance this week to take in the vibrant abstract art exhibition 'Life after Constancy' by Merryl Costin. Merryl t... [more]
06/01/2018 - 08/02/2018
My 81-year-old sister as a child was carried screaming from the film, Wizard of Oz, when she saw the Wicked Witch of... [more]
04/11/2017 - 03/12/2017
In December last year, the Regional Artists and Tutors Fraser Coast attended the Kgari (Fraser Island ) Beach to Birrabe... [more]
08/11/2017 - 18/11/2017
You may be finding it difficult to adapt to the changes in the city skyline and pine for the Brisbane of the good ol... [more]
You may be familiar with the Ettamogah Pub enroute to the Sunshine Coast. If you haven't journeyed up that way ... [more]
I was in between Greeting guests for the Walter Taylor Bridge tour when I decided to go for a quick refreshment. As ... [more]
Think you'd like a crack at big game hunting but can't stand the sight of blood? Maybe you would just like to get up... [more]
25/02/2017 - 26/11/2017
There's a new kid on the block fronted by Peel Street, South Brisbane. 35 Bar & Bistro is one of South Brisbane's newest... [more]
As we sadly observe the 34th anniversary of the destruction of Cloudland, we are now looking down the barrel of anot... [more]
Were you attending a Brisbane Teachers College in the era of shorts and long socks, mini skirts and beetle embroider... [more]
Middle aged woman to 16 year old girl: I am so envious of you. School years were the best of my life. Teen: Well I ... [more]
Brisbane Open House has reached a milestone in its seventh year with 100 buildings opening their doors to tourists a... [more]
01/09/2016 - 09/10/2016
Some little kids count down the days until Christmas; some big kids count down the days until Brisbane Open House. ... [more]
08/10/2016 - 09/10/2016
Brisbane holds a unique place in history regarding the observance of ANZAC Day. To ensure that this is recognise... [more]
26/04/2016 - 29/05/2016
I've just had strict instructions from my dentist as to how I should clean my new implant with bridge, and it set me... [more]
Having his novel favourably compared with "To Kill a Mockingbird" did not hurt Craig Silvey's chances of taking out ... [more]
The Queensland Military Memorial Museum is about to launch its first ever exhibition, called "Heroes Too". It will highl... [more]
17/04/2016 - 21/05/2016
Act Now Performance Group is presenting an hilarious western spoof for all ages at the Chelmer Community Theatre to ... [more]
29/03/2016 - 31/03/2016
When will they ever learn? sang Peter Paul and Mary in Where have all the flowers gone? With the recent terrorist at... [more]
It's a big week for Brisbane from March 9 to March 13. The World Science Festival has left its birthplace in New Yor... [more]
12/03/2016 - 13/03/2016
The Reservoir at Spring Hill is becoming a hub for music lovers of many different genres. Hot on the heels of the Underg... [more]
04/03/2016 - 06/03/2016
Your chances of attending this engaging show are fading fast. Word of mouth about a very successful season means the... [more]
26/02/2016 - 28/02/2016
I recently finished reading what should become a set book for students of editing. It could only be described as an ... [more]
Christmas and New Year's Eve are done and dusted. The hot cross buns are in the supermarkets and you can probably bu... [more]
11/12/2015 - 10/04/2016
In the time before the world was discovered to be round, maps of our flat earth had corners marked "Here there be dr... [more]
The fun for kids at APT8 has begun. Young folk from preschoolers to high school teens lapped up the host of interact... [more]
21/11/2015 - 10/04/2016
Tim Finn has his wish. Two days after thoroughly enjoying Ladies in Black at The Playhouse in QPAC, I'm still hummin... [more]
14/11/2015 - 06/12/2017
It was a case of ups and downs when the Brisbane Greeters did their training greet of Spring Hill with Greeter Glori... [more]
Feeling jaded by your recent musical experiences? Just how many times can you see Les Miserables, Rocky Horror Pictu... [more]
13/11/2015 - 29/11/2015
Do you have the names Zillman, Wagner, Gerler or Rode in your family tree? If so, you may be interested in tracing ... [more]
So you've seen all the kids' movies, patronised every free and paid event at the Festival of Brisbane, and run the kids ... [more]
Being a born and bred Brisbaneite, there are many heritage buildings which have played a great part in my own herita... [more]
Stretch your child's imagination and extend their knowledge of the built environment through play during Brisbane Op... [more]
10/10/2015 - 11/10/2015
The Brisbane Greeters are pounding the pavements once more. This time they are in serious training for the Quandamoo... [more]
01/09/2015 - 30/09/2015
Who is Jane? Jane Jacobs (1916 - 2006) was an American-born urbanist who opposed the gentrification of suburbs in th... [more]
01/05/2015 - 03/05/2015
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