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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 - 401
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 - 26/04/2020
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
Greek Cafes were social hubs. I went along to the State Library to meet Chrissi Theodosiou who together with Tony... [more]
27/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
Once again Brisbane City Council is delivering a show which is engaging, strong and female based and the acronym for thi... [more]
14/08/2019 - 01/12/2019
It is an event that we look forward to each year. It is Riverfire. It signals the end of Brisbane Festival and it is a n... [more]
The wind has picked up, which can only mean one thing - EKKA is here for another year and as always, it is a wonderful t... [more]
09/08/2019 - 18/08/2019
Seeing in every which way. I was invited to spend a morning at Braille House at their playgroup, for children 0-5 ... [more]
This is the story of Gerard and Gloria finally united on the Brisbane River. Once upon a time, and that ti... [more]
QAGOMA has coupled two major artists to showcase at the same time. One is Margaret Olley and I have written about he... [more]
29/06/2019 - 13/10/2019
Behind the scenes (at the Museum). Ekka preparations are in full swing as the show sets to open on the 9th of Aug... [more]
09/08/2019 - 18/08/2019
Have you got kids who ask the most unbelievable questions all the time, ones which you as an adult have probably nev... [more]
Ewes and you. About an hour away from Brisbane city, near Beaudesert and somewhere in the bush, lies a lovely farm calle... [more]
I Often Find That I am Naked A Play by Fiona Sprott An Interview with the Script Writer. Fiona Sprott is the scri... [more]
This is just a little nudge to all of you out there to shake off that winter torpor and head out into the sun while its ... [more]
Where will you be on Saturday the 29th of June 2019? At the Yoga Day Festival we hope, from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm f... [more]
In the words of her good friend Barry Humphries, who wrote a number of odes celebrating Margaret Olley: Today we celebra... [more]
15/06/2019 - 13/10/2019
It is that time of year again - Grape Grazing at night with a great selection of grapes to graze on - all available to w... [more]
Making sense of it all. Returning to an empty house following the death of a parent is how Mordecai MacAllister ... [more]
29/05/2019 - 08/06/2019
You may not have known of its existence but once I have written this, you will have herbed it all. Herb Society of Q... [more]
Monte Lupo Studio is a social enterprise working with people with disability. Multicap hosts a number of events for the ... [more]
It is such a special mountain resort, buried in the deep and lush forest of Lamington National Park surrounded by huge t... [more]
Supreme Court Library Queensland's new exhibition Overturning terra nullius: the story of native title. When I kn... [more]
29/04/2019 - 30/12/2019
So you think the only word that goes with Bondi is beach? Wrong - there is so much more to this delightful area in the... [more]
What kind of a cook are you? Are you looking for easy recipes and a round of applause at dinnertime from the family? A f... [more]
The National Trust of Australia, Queensland Branch is holding a Flashback to the 50s - Frocks, Flicks and fabulous f... [more]
A wonderful retrospective exhibition of Adrienne Gale at Petrie Terrace Gallery. Adrienne and Bill were married f... [more]
20/03/2019 - 31/03/2019
IRL and LOL The thing about FIRSTWORLDWHITEGIRLS is, as Tiffany and Madison, point out in the first five minutes of ... [more]
19/03/2019 - 24/03/2019
There is an exciting new venue in town. It has been around for a few months now and judging by the full house we saw whe... [more]
I have recently become a beehive owner and I have noticed how many more articles, events and information there is ab... [more]
21/03/2019 - 30/03/2019
Dylan Jones is an exciting young artist who has been exhibiting in Brisbane for a while. I first came across him paintin... [more]
08/03/2019 - 30/03/2019
Did you know that about 70 % of what we eat is pollinated by bees? Wondering how? Bees transport the pollen they... [more]
The Cultural Committee of the Greek Community of St George is organising a Film Presentation of The Will to Fly on S... [more]
The Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland is returning with an exciting and full programme in 2019 for its members... [more]
I have two good reasons for promoting Jamie's Italian restaurant for your Valentine's Day dinner. The first and most... [more]
This film is based on a book by the same title written by James Baldwin. I have not read the book but by all account... [more]
James stands proudly on his mound and surveys the area. We approach his pen and Caity and Kyle, two volunteers come up... [more]
On top of the rainforest. The name is a giveaway and very appropriate. If you are in Brisbane, on the Gold Coast, som... [more]
Who would have thought that wharves were the hottest place in town to be seen? These days they are just that, so get yo... [more]
We set off on our annual pilgrimage to these wetlands. They are ever changing and ever revealing and that is one of the ... [more]
Let's start at the beginning - this is based on a true story and as always with true stories, the opportunity to connect... [more]
Red Hill Gallery in Red Hill is announcing the Twelve Days of Xmas sale where each day promises a different surprise.S t... [more]
13/12/2018 - 24/12/2018
Robyn Bauer is a well-known artist and some of you may have visited her recent exhibition. For those of you who missed i... [more]
I am beyond excited to be writing to you on the opening of the APT 9 this weekend in Brisbane. What goes to the heart of... [more]
24/11/2018 - 28/04/2019
It is getting close to Christmas and some of us will be racking our brains trying to think of something a little bit dif... [more]
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