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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 - 443
And before you even know it, the Christmas season is upon us and we are all thinking about what thoughtful presents to g... [more]
23/11/2020 - 24/12/2020
The Gallery of Modern Art has just opened its doors to its new exhibition entitled "Unfinished Business: The Art of Gord... [more]
06/11/2020 - 21/03/2021
Don't you get a little excited when you discover something new? Well, I do and this weekend I had the pleasure of attend... [more]
I Am Greta is screening around Australia at the moment and I would warmly recommend this film to anyone who cares about ... [more]
A heritage trail tucked away behind Downey Park is a little treasure trail of information, tranquillity and history. I c... [more]
A natural wonder. This is everyone's chance to explore within Queensland. And this is one not to miss. Not only is ... [more]
"Towards the Light." The name of this exhibition is appealing for a number of reasons. Finally, after months of... [more]
09/10/2020 - 30/10/2020
No bluffing, just bursting. Spring Bluff is bursting with colours, bees and birds. It is a heritage-listed railway... [more]
The Glass House Mountains are located in the traditional lands of the Jinibara and Gubbi Gubbi people. They are an excep... [more]
Heavenly. In these strange COVID times, getting away needs some thought and careful consideration. Is it safe, can we... [more]
Dylan Jones is a talented young artist. His next exhibition Together.Alone, will be on at the Jan Manton Gallery fro... [more]
09/09/2020 - 04/10/2020
It's been a while since I walked aimlessly in a neighbourhood taking in all that had changed since my last visit. In Wes... [more]
Bushland City Limits - Remember Ike and Tina Turner's song "Nut Bush City Limits?" Well, I am modifying this to Bushland... [more]
A stitch in time. When I was a young thing in London, I discovered Liberty's in Regent Street. I was especially draw... [more]
It was a welcome change to be able to visit a venue and not sit in front of a computer screen. I went to the Museum of B... [more]
17/07/2020 - 31/10/2021
In line with my recent suggestion to you all to do short and sweet day trips, here is another one which is just opening ... [more]
A short ferry ride but a whole new world. It's an odd feeling being constrained. The practical boundaries are real ... [more]
Camellias combine classic beauty with creative innovation. After seeing one flower I was on a mission to find out more, ... [more]
The Henna Artist is a recent publication and the first novel of author Alka Joshi, who is an American citizen of India... [more]
Did you know that Nudgee means the place of ducks ? The name Nudgee comes from the Yuggera word in the Yugarabul dialect... [more]
Talking Ideas - A series of online events. The State Library of Queensland is putting on a series of online eve... [more]
One of the advantages of quieter times is the ability to devote time to reading good books and I have just finished The ... [more]
Most of us have a little more time to reflect these days and before things escape from under us as we head into the ... [more]
15/06/2020 - 31/12/2020
Wintry days of fabulous sunshine calling me to head out and check the state of the world. So I headed to Mt Coot-Tha to ... [more]
As World Bicycle Day is on the 3rd of June 2020, let's make sure we are ready to live up to it yes, pump those tyres u... [more]
The day was one of those beautiful autumn mornings of warm sunshine and I was heading to Brisbane Botanic Gardens in the... [more]
With the regulations easing from this past weekend in Brisbane, it is only natural that everyone will be tentatively ope... [more]
I have written about Redcliffe before and looked at its history, its development and what it has become. This article th... [more]
Inching out never felt so good. Here is one which will adhere to your 50 kms limit for the time being. It is in D'Aguila... [more]
Mother's Day on May 10th is only around the corner but perhaps because of all that is happening in our world at the ... [more]
27/04/2020 - 06/05/2020
Now if you are a fan of the great Kitty Flanagan, this might be just the activity for you - or to be more accurate- ... [more]
If there is something that we have learnt from corona times, it is that the world right by us is probably the most imp... [more]
By their own admission, they have all gone a little stir-crazy at RDA! The chefs are ready to bring you the delicious fo... [more]
16/04/2020 - 31/05/2020
Can't go down to a good wine tasting because of the coronavirus measures? Let the wine tasting come to you right into th... [more]
Mindfulness Practice GroupSelected Sundays, 9:00 am 9:40 am AEST I have practiced mindfulness with Manish Singh a... [more]
05/04/2020 - 10/05/2020
My Lilly Pilly trees have burst into the most beautiful white snowy flakes and the butterflies, the moths and the bees a... [more]
Freaked out at all the social media postings telling you how to wash your hands, disappointed at the next cancellation t... [more]
Maybe Niche? And a great evening's entertainment by the Travelling Sisters, who are currently on at the Brisbane Comedy... [more]
03/03/2020 - 08/03/2020
When curators look for a title to an exhibition, they inevitably draw from what is on display. In this case, "Elixir of ... [more]
04/07/2019 - 14/06/2020
Is life Tiring? Try Tiling! I have just completed, successfully I might add, my very first terrazzo tile workshop wi... [more]
Welcome to 2020 - the new season for Queensland Theatre, which got off to a cracking start last night with its productio... [more]
08/02/2020 - 29/02/2020
Cupid and Eros are synonymous and they mean desire and love. On the 14th of February, lovers celebrate their love... [more]
Like so many of us in Australia looking at the devastation and the heartache caused to communities and wildlife by the b... [more]
It's the beginning of a new year and a new decade and while we may be generously distributing happy wishes to our ... [more]
The hot weather is here and the kids are on holiday so how about a day trip to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary to visit the... [more]
There is something prescient about this exhibition. We know how long in advance they need to plan to bring all the artis... [more]
06/12/2019 - 23/03/2020
There are a few more days left of the Enchanted Garden. If you havent been, make it a point of setting aside an even... [more]
29/11/2019 - 13/12/2019
Customs House this year is offering up two special events for New Year's Eve. Both are worth looking into and here i... [more]
When I visited the exhibition, there was one painting left unsold. Perhaps that says it all and I could end it h... [more]
12/11/2019 - 07/12/2019
Saffire is offering a special Xmas present. Want something a little bit different for Xmas this year? Looking for... [more]
18/11/2019 - 08/12/2019
Oyster Reef Restoration in Pumistone Passage. On Tuesday the 26th of November 2019 at 7.30 pm, join Brisbane Bra... [more]
No two visits are the same and this one turned out to be a very pleasant surprise. We headed there for some birdwatching... [more]
'Pets' exhibition, which officially opens at The Centre Beaudesert on Saturday November 2, will be the cat's whiskers. ... [more]
02/11/2019 - 20/12/2019
Batty Boat cruises back by popular demand. Halloween Spooky Cruise. This activity is a little different - its a ... [more]
The Selden Society Lecture 3 in the series for 2019. The Selden Society, which I have written about before, is ... [more]
To say I stumbled on this site by accident might give the wrong impression. Stumbling may occur when undertaking this ac... [more]
This is a significant week for Climate Change and all that it brings with world leaders and young activists like Greta T... [more]
21/09/2019 - 01/03/2020
I have a special interest in this festival but I suspect there may be many Philhellenes out there who would also enjoy i... [more]
15/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
Jon Molvig died in his late 40s. Yet despite his very brief life the breadth and depth of his work is considerable. Had ... [more]
14/09/2019 - 02/02/2020
Brisbane Tango Festival here soon! Are you a dreamy, sensual dancer with all the moves? Or even a realist, two left-f... [more]
04/10/2019 - 07/10/2019
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