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My WeekendNotes - 441
While wandering around New Farm Park we found a delightful marquee set up to celebrate the pending birth of a baby. We m... [more]
The small and interesting island of Coochiemudlo Island is only a few minutes away by ferry, which departs from Victoria... [more]
Have you ever been on one of the free Brisbane Greeters tours of our wonderful city? Do put it on your bucket list. ... [more]
08/03/2023 - 09/03/2023
So many of us remember going to a huge plant nursery (with more) on Old Cleveland Road at Chandler. Then it disappeared.... [more]
Right here in Brisbane, there is a great museum and shop, for those folk who are interested in learning about opals ... [more]
There's been some hard work by volunteers at the Caboolture Historical Village for people with mobility challenges to se... [more]
The Brisbane Powerhouse is a historic building right on the Brisbane River, next to New Farm Park, that is still powerin... [more]
Make a note in your calendar to attend the Fun Fu Festival, on Saturday February 11th at Manly West. It is a great free... [more]
On a hot steamy day, the Wynnum Waterfront is a great place to visit and cool down. There's plenty to do and it is all ... [more]
"The Wynnum RSL Sub-Branch Inc was formed in 1926 at its current location. Its first Charter was granted on 29 March 192... [more]
Have you ever done a walking tour around Brisbane? Why not set out with family members or friends to wander around the ... [more]
Have you been to a Pig Racing event? It is a lot of fun but is also a great fundraiser, and on February 11th, 2023, it ... [more]
We are very lucky that we have many wetlands around the state of Queensland but most are closer to Brisbane. When I chec... [more]
Is this place a secret? I often wonder if anyone knows about this place. When I visit, I seldom see anyone. It is oppos... [more]
Still not sure what to do to celebrate Australia Day 2023? Why not start the day with a celebratory breakfast? If you... [more]
It's a must do! It is around 500 kms north of Brisbane but such a wonderful place that it must be on everyone's bucke... [more]
Can you call yourself a Brisbanite if you have never been to New Farm Park? I think not! This wonderful park at ... [more]
I had visited Sirromet Winery before–quite a long time ago, and I confess I was expecting to be surprised as I had heard... [more]
This huge parkland is made up of a series of parks in the Brisbane suburbs of Tingalpa, Cannon Hill, Carina and Carindal... [more]
Just outside the rural town of Gayndah is Mount Debateable. Would you query the spelling of this mountain's name? You w... [more]
Gayndah, the "Orange Capital of Qld", is just over 330 kms north of Brisbane and is a fascinating place to visit. ... [more]
On Sunday, November 5th, at the Avid Reader Bookshop, West End, another of Vicki Bennett's books will be launched, addin... [more]
Art on displayThe first big silo art that I visited was at Yelarbon, Queensland, as I returned from a trip to Adelaide ... [more]
I've driven past a zillion times, saying, one day I will stop and explore. My train trip to Cleveland made me notice a l... [more]
Relax in a Train Carriage I seldom use public transport because I have my own car and generally hop in it, and set of... [more]
Recently when I needed some assistance with a sewing machine problem, I found a place at Capalaba, and walked into the s... [more]
Many folk remember the Redlands area and all the farms growing strawberries, vegetables, and so much more in the nut... [more]
For over 30 years, this wonderful group of volunteers have provided regular train trips on Sundays at a park just off Wy... [more]
October is the month for the annual Writers Group Convention in Brisbane, and this year will be held on Sunday, October ... [more]
I have great memories of travelling on steam trains way back in "the day". I went to kindergarten and in my last year o... [more]
Around Australia, artists are creating amazing artwork on silos and water tanks, changing the boring cement structures i... [more]
It has been some years since I visited the National Australian Archives in Cannon Hill, Did you know that there is a... [more]
The Tingalpa Pioneers Chapel is celebrating - it is 154 years since the time the site first started. A wonderful histori... [more]
Walking on the main street (High Street) of Boonah is like stepping back in time. It is a narrow one-way road with park... [more]
If you have ever travelled along the road between Beaudesert and Boonah, you would see Wyaralong Dam on the side of the ... [more]
It's a funny little dead-end spot beside the Wynnum Creek, which is quite busy with walkers who pound in on their re... [more]
Many of us remember the days when the Redlands area was a huge farm area with many growing fruits and vegetables for Que... [more]
It was my first visit to BrewDog, almost under the huge Gateway Bridge, on the banks of the Brisbane River. I had passe... [more]
Compassionate Communities.The Service organisations that work in the Victoria Point and Coochiemudlo Island communities ... [more]
For many years this popular dining and function venue was known as the Moreton Bay Trailer Boat Club but great new r... [more]
Do you think these venues are just for tourists and visitors? Actually, local residents can learn a lot by visiting the... [more]
I've driven past this place on many occasions, but as I didn't think I needed any produce item, so I just drove by, but ... [more]
It's all happening at Boonah.Boonah, just under 100 kms south west of Brisbane, is celebrating its Arts Festival from Se... [more]
03/09/2022 - 10/09/2022
This moving exhibition opened on August 18th 2022, with a collection of photos and stories from women who have found the... [more]
19/08/2022 - 23/08/2022
Tim Bullamore is well known in the UK as an Obituary Writer for newspapers such as The Daily Telegraph and The Times has... [more]
Are you or someone you know looking for a special venue for a wedding, family event or just an escape to the country? I ... [more]
What a great place to enjoy coffee and snacks and let the children play on the lawn or in the nearby playground. After y... [more]
With a couple of weeks of housesitting on the Gold Coast, I had a few things on my "Bucket List". One was to revisit the... [more]
Have you ever been to a book launch? Normally they are staid affairs, listening to the author's journey through the tria... [more]
It's Strawberry Season in Queensland and the fruit are ripening everywhere, sadly, due to a number of reasons - a great ... [more]
01/09/2021 - 31/10/2021
I have been to Dockside on many occasions and usually there is a big ship docked there and passengers coming and going. ... [more]
03/09/2021 - 25/09/2021
Could there be a better place for a fabulous seafood restaurant, but on the northern end of the Manly Boat Harbour? With... [more]
It's an all-day event at the Caboolture Historical Village on Saturday, September 4th, from 9 am to 4 pm. What a grea... [more]
At long last, there is a movie theatre in Wynnum. We welcome the Majestic Cinemas! It is reported that Wynnum was the... [more]
A comment on a local Facebook page piqued my interest in a new venture in Bay Terrace, Wynnum. I went along to see for m... [more]
Just a short distance from the mouth of the Brisbane River sits St Helena Island – a place of interesting Queensland his... [more]
Elizabeth Heber was a resident of Beachmere, just east of Caboolture and for years, worked there creating amazing artwor... [more]
27/03/2021 - 28/03/2021
Heading north to Bundaberg, I planned to stop at Bamboo Land - it was on my 'to do list'. It was drizzling with rain bu... [more]
I'd never visited the Hummock Lookout in my previous visits to the area and the day I chose to go was not the best. Heav... [more]
I drove up to Bundaberg for a couple of days for a "getaway". It is many years since I stayed up that way, so I spent t... [more]
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