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I am Greek-Cypriot. Brisbane is my new home. I love exploring, reading and blogging.

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My WeekendNotes - 310
For a sixth year, the critically acclaimed Brisbane International Jazz Festival (BIJF) is back. The events are mainly he... [more]
31/05/2018 - 05/06/2018
Are you a Billy Buckett Believer? Billy Buckett – A Rock 'n' Roll Love Story is set in small town England in 1959.This w... [more]
17/05/2018 - 19/05/2018
Sail into the blue. If there was a holiday I could choose over and over again, it would be this one – sailing into th... [more]
What do you give the woman or man who has everything? It's a challenge that a lot of us have to grapple with as birt... [more]
Petty cash on legs! I had the opportunity to meet Celia Grenning who is CEO of Kyeema Foundation. Celia and I cli... [more]
Join the Wildlife Preservation of Queensland for an interesting talk on Tuesday the 24th of April 2018 at 7.30 pm at the... [more]
Let's start with a disclaimer. I am not of the age bracket for which this film was made for, I am not dating, I have n... [more]
The Hellenic Museum of Melbourne has recently launched a very interesting club for 5-13 year olds called the The Argonau... [more]
The only straight table in the bar. We went to the Sportsman Hotel to play Bingo - on a Friday night. Bingo games in ... [more]
The Selden Society, which I have written about before, is a respected law society named after a famous jurist, John Seld... [more]
Please join us for a very interesting talk on Cyprus, Aristotle and Ancient Greek Philosophy at the Cyprus House, 2-6 Vu... [more]
This is a small exhibition currently on at QAG which impressed me with its big canvasses and bright colours. It is locat... [more]
23/03/2018 - 13/09/2018
A major exhibition has just opened at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane and it will be on until the 5th of August 20... [more]
23/03/2018 - 05/08/2018
An African restaurant with a big heart. I am sitting in the garden at the back of Mu'ooz restaurant in West End,... [more]
The name alone conjures up some interest. Allium is the Latin name for the garlic and onion family of plants and a favou... [more]
It is lovely to be given the opportunity to try out something new. Six weeks ago I went to the Yoga Sanctuary for th... [more]
Some of you may have said the sweetest words this Valentine's Day and 'I DO' now becomes where will do and how. So her... [more]
This is a quintessential Brisbane River experience. An opportunity to learn some facts about bats, or flying foxes as th... [more]
They say that learning a new language is great for stimulating the brain. They also say that having a new language gives... [more]
This is an excellent documentary and if you have to make a choice about which to watch, please do choose this one.Th... [more]
22/02/2018 - 27/05/2018
There will be an audience for this documentary who will love what it sets out to do. This film, which was directed b... [more]
22/02/2018 - 27/05/2018
Beginner's Course at Yoga Sanctuary. 53 Old Cleveland Road, GREENSLOPES QLD 4120 Starting 3rd Feb - 10.30 am to 11.30 am... [more]
This is probably one of my top choices in Queensland. It is not a million miles away from Brisbane; so easy to get to ov... [more]
Tenzin Choegyal was one of the headline acts at the recent Woodford Folk Festival and drew many crowds. He has also ... [more]
This National Park is only 250 km from Brisbane. Not quite a daytrip, but more like a fabulous weekend one. There are lo... [more]
It's small and you could walk past and miss it. It's simple but stylish, unfussy and functional. The service, by a kee... [more]
Have you perhaps wondered about this phrase 'pie hole' and what it means? Most of us associate it with a slightly rude s... [more]
Its place on the riverfront near the Heritage building, with its Corinthian Colonnades and elegant dome, gives Custom Ho... [more]
December 6th 2017 Departing Brisbane City at 9:00am, returning at 5:00pm As some of you may be aware, there is... [more]
This is probably an exhibition like no other. I cannot know for sure but, I can make an intelligent guess that what has ... [more]
12/11/2017 - 25/02/2018
This little shop manages to spread a whole lot of happiness and love with all its fragrant bouquets, its flower decorati... [more]
Support our bats this Halloween! Bats come out at night and fly off to find their dinner when many of us are insi... [more]
The Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland is holding its monthly free public lecture on Tuesday 24th October 2017 ... [more]
He has been described as one of the world's most influential artists. That is quite an accolade. GOMA has secured his ar... [more]
13/10/2017 - 04/02/2018
Poke bowls and sushi burritos made their appearance in the news a few months back. I was so interested in the write-up, ... [more]
Fancy a little shaking and swaying, tapping and dancing, while on the move? Destination Blues is back with some lovely m... [more]
Just recently, I came across the Australian chapter of the Selden Society and it's a very interesting series of lectures... [more]
19/10/2017 - 28/11/2017
This weekend marked the opening of the new Australian Collection at the Queensland Gallery of Art. Australian Art re-ima... [more]
I was walking past the magnificent law courts in Brisbane the other day and my eye caught a small notice board which sai... [more]
For all lovers of Greek film and all things Greek, the Greek Film Festival 2017 is back and sure to delight. It i... [more]
12/10/2017 - 15/10/2017
On Tuesday the 26th of September 2017 at 7.30 pm join the Brisbane Branch of Wildlife Queensland at the Royal Geographic... [more]
There is a Pollinator Festival taking place on the 8th of October at the CWCN Centre, 47 Heworth St, Chapel Hill. No... [more]
The weather is perfect for a Sunday Stroll in the Botanic Gardens on Mount Coot-tha. I had not visited for a while and I... [more]
Shrabani Basu has written the book "Victoria and Abdul" - a fascinating and true account of Queen Victoria's relationshi... [more]
Brisbane Arcade was built in 1923 and is one of the landmarks of the city and a heritage listed building. There is a sto... [more]
31/08/2017 - 06/09/2017
I have had the pleasure of meeting Bettina Palmer on several occasions and each time we meet, I am impressed at the orig... [more]
15/09/2017 - 17/09/2017
Queensland Quilters have been going since 1984. They started off somewhere in Taragindi and continue to meet there but n... [more]
11/08/2017 - 20/08/2017
I recently had the opportunity to be shown around the Fryer Library. This is a unique library which is part of the Unive... [more]
I love supporting young talent and last night I had an evening of being thoroughly entertained by a group of young bloke... [more]
07/08/2017 - 08/08/2017
It promises to ignite all senses and all tastes. As they have described it as "Mild to Wild". Well, that is saying somet... [more]
Tahn and Julie are two of my favourite young artisan-entrepreneurs and they will both have pop up stalls at Clayfield Co... [more]
This is a small exhibition which is running until the 19th of August. It doesn't take long to view - but I think the mes... [more]
07/07/2017 - 19/08/2017
The new programme for Brisbane Writers Festival has just been released and the tickets are on sale at UPLIT Zoe ... [more]
06/09/2017 - 10/09/2017
August is a good month - not least because it hosts the Brisbane International Film Festival from the 17th of August to ... [more]
17/08/2017 - 03/09/2017
I had the joy of listening to Deb and Paul talking about how to use Culinary Herbs. They had an array of plants to show ... [more]
Fraser Island is the biggest sand island in the world but that is not its only claim to fame. Anyone who has been... [more]
Northside Meeting Rooms and Cafe is a little centre for contemplation, thought and creative action. They are constantly ... [more]
24/07/2017 - 10/09/2017
Customs House on the Brisbane River is one of my favourite restaurants.Its extensive frontage offers you wonderful views... [more]
Brisbane Living Heritage is an organisation which promotes heritage places and museums and organises events to promote h... [more]
It's the story behind what meets the eye which I look for. In this case, the eyes across from me are a vibrant green and... [more]
03/06/2017 - 15/06/2017
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