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My WeekendNotes - 137
My regular readers know how much I love Museum of Brisbane. The staff are constantly re-inventing what they think a muse... [more]
01/12/2017 - 29/04/2018
Museum of Brisbane, or MoB as it's fondly called, keeps getting better and better. It's so much more than you may imagin... [more]
11/12/2017 - 24/12/2017
Let's go fly a kite,Up to the highest height.Let's go fly a kite and send it soaring,Up through the atmosphere,Up where ... [more]
01/12/2017 - 29/04/2018
You've read the book and watched the film; now you can see the exhibition of Mao's Last Dancer: Li Cunxin. This exclusiv... [more]
01/12/2017 - 29/04/2018
Back by popular request, gypsy folk favourites MZAZA return to the BEMAC stage for a special edition World Music Cafe o... [more]
I was driving around "Vicky Point" looking for a new café to try when my sister shouted, "Stop!" I stopped dead (for... [more]
From the moment you enter the yin yang front gate, you truly feel like you are in a sanctuary. You will see lush gar... [more]
I first stumbled across the stately, red brick John Mills Himself building when I was Ghost Sign hunting in Brisbane... [more]
I am going to let you in on one of Brisbane's best kept secrets. There is a little oasis in the CBD called Coffee Iconic... [more]
It all started in a run down 1920s building on Brunswick Street in New Farm. Avalon was home to a motley crew of artists... [more]
Brisbane's newest food destination hauls its food over the coals - literally. Burnt Ends Kitchen and Bar at The Barracks... [more]
Australian wholefoods retailer, The Source Bulk Foods, is changing the way Australians buy their groceries. The Source ... [more]
Spring has sprung, the grass has ris,I wonder where the birdies is.Some say the bird is on the wing,But that's absurd - ... [more]
I love whisky. I love drinking it: sipping it, savouring it, quaffing it. I love talking about it and sharing it and lea... [more]
Being new to Astro Photography (and astronomy), I thought I'd share some of my discoveries from the last few months. Mos... [more]
One of my favourite places to walk and take photos of wildlife is quaintly called Pooh Corner. It is little known (read ... [more]
I have been a Ghost Sign Hunter for a while now. When I began I didn't even know there was a term for the photos I was t... [more]
The Gayundah Wreck at Woody Point is returning to the ocean. Not a last voyage though; the relentless waves are quickly... [more]
Why didn't I know sooner? I accidently discovered that The Cheese Pleaser has opened a Delicatessen and Fromagerie in Br... [more]
My favourite three piers/jetties around Brisbane are Shorncliffe Pier, Woody Point Jetty and Wynnum Jetty. All 3 offer g... [more]
The Handmade Expo and Vintage Market is a monthly market supporting local makers, bakers, growers, artists, designers an... [more]
It's no secret that I love whisky: talking about it as well as drinking it. In fact, I have a wee dram beside me as I wr... [more]
23/03/2018 - 24/03/2018
In studies about where is the happiest country on Earth, the Scandinavian countries come out tops. The leader is usually... [more]
10/12/2017 - 17/12/2017
YAY! It's back. Eastern Electrics returns to Morden Park on Saturday 4th August 2018 for another great summer all day ev... [more]
It's summer and that means ice cream, gelati and other frozen treats. Gelatissimo is celebrating with the launch of a br... [more]
Get rid of those post-Christmas blues and enjoy a fine range of real ales and ciders at the Lichfield Winter Beer Festiv... [more]
19/01/2018 - 20/11/2017
Do you have a date yet for St Valentine's Day on 14th February? Do you have a fear of missing out (FOMO)? Never fear - S... [more]
30/01/2018 - 25/04/2018
How lucky are we in Brisbane to have such lovely weather and opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors? I especially lov... [more]
Do you suffer from FOMO? Fear not, as you don't have to miss out. A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Leeds. If yo... [more]
Hoorah! You know I love markets. The ever-popular Handmade Expo Market is on again in Toowoomba and it's FREE entry.... [more]
Christmas time is here again and I can't think of a better way to celebrate the holidays, than by hearing all our festiv... [more]
Put on your favourite hat, pack your marmalade sarnies and head to the Museum of London for free family fun. London i... [more]
17/11/2017 - 19/12/2017
There are three great brand new nights of entertainment lined up for you over the summer months - from soul anthems to s... [more]
13/11/2017 - 30/12/2017
Fancy a fun night out? Tuesday nights or Thursday nights - you decide. Every Thursday until 28 December is Ladies Soul N... [more]
14/11/2017 - 28/11/2017
Baby Mindful is a brand new FREE course of Mindfulness for bumps and babies. New parents and their babies (pre-walking),... [more]
Speed Dating celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2018. The first ever Speed Dating event was held in Beverly Hills. It or... [more]
31/01/2018 - 25/04/2018
Who doesn't like this time of year with Twilight Markets, lots of Christmas festivals and parties, decorations galore an... [more]
You may be asking yourself why I am writing about Speed Dating in Glasgow when I don't live there. Firstly, Speed Dating... [more]
17/01/2018 - 25/04/2018
Hold the date! This popular market has had a makeover. The 26th November 2017, between 9am and 2pm, is the date and time... [more]
Any open-air event is subject to the vagaries of the weather. Here in the Sunshine State, it's not always beautiful one ... [more]
06/10/2017 - 19/11/2017
Reverse Garbage Queensland and Jane Milburn, of Textile Beat, bring you yet another brilliant upskilling and upcycling e... [more]
A woman returns to visit her childhood home and misses the one thing she values most: the father she remembers. Combinin... [more]
02/11/2017 - 04/11/2017
From the makers of Near Gone and Manpower comes a new, highly visual show, Declining Solo. Combining text with choreogra... [more]
From the makers of Near Gone and Manpower comes a new, highly visual show, Declining Solo. What is it like to have a par... [more]
08/11/2017 - 08/10/2017
I love whisky - not just drinking it, but talking about it too - as my subscribers already know. I am so excited to be t... [more]
25/11/2018 - 26/11/2017
Stanmore Christmas "light switch on", will play host to the "French Market and Friends" on Sunday 19 November. Touring t... [more]
Christmas Crafts Indulge in some festive creativity and a new found love of do-it-yourself. Go along to a Christmas c... [more]
29/11/2017 - 30/11/2017
Noel! The Twilight Christmas Markets are back for 2017. You are invited to experience these wonderful evening Christmas ... [more]
As with previous years, Christmas Extravaganza, hosted by Greenbank Rural Fire Service, will be a massive night. ... [more]
Science Gallery London presents Becoming Blood, an alternative Halloween Weekend of FREE events, interactive install... [more]
28/10/2017 - 29/10/2017
Attention all animal lovers. Santa will be dropping into the RSPCA Wacol Animal Care Campus on Saturday 11 and Sunda... [more]
Why didn't the skeleton go to the party? Because he had no body to go with! You won't have that problem when you mee... [more]
Are you a House Rules fan? Do you love Better Homes and Gardens as much as I do? Are you a DIY or decorating tragic? Do ... [more]
I am a Francophile. I love French wine, French perfume and France. But mostly I love French food. So I am happy to tell ... [more]
Contrary to popular belief, Halloween is not a modern American invention. The Christian Halloween or All Hallows' Eve da... [more]
The annual Darra Street Festival is now in its 14th year. Originally setup to showcase the local area to the residents, ... [more]
I didn't think that I would ever use Alexander McQueen's name and "garbage" in the same sentence. But here is another on... [more]
Have you ever noticed the Poinciana trees lining Racecourse Road? They are among the most beautiful flowering trees in t... [more]
01/10/2017 - 31/10/2017
Jack Sim doesn't need an introduction if you have ever visited Boggo Road Gaol or been on a Ghost Tour in Brisbane. ... [more]
The affable and ever-insightful Corey Jackson is set to bring his widely popular teachings as an accredited Cultivating ... [more]
Brisbane Open House is a free public event, which gives locals and visitors the chance to discover some of Brisbane's be... [more]
Let's dance Put on your red shoes And dance the blues Let's dance. The world mourned when David Bowie died las... [more]
The Edge's first book club series was such a wild success, that they have decided to offer Part 2. Sticking with the not... [more]
25/09/2017 - 03/12/2017
Library After Dark: Batty Hijinks Just when we're getting ready for bed, the bat shift begins. Come one and all ... [more]
27/09/2017 - 21/10/2017
Can you believe that this performer has had over 1.7 billion hits on YouTube? No, that is not a typo - more than a BILLI... [more]
05/10/2017 - 08/10/2017
Admire displays of stunning orchids and browse the sale tables for a future prize winner of your own. Helpful growers ar... [more]
28/10/2017 - 29/10/2017
Join renowned wildlife photographer Steve Parish (my hero), as well as Discovery Channel's snake handler extraordinaire ... [more]
WeekendNotes readers who subscribe to my articles will know that I LOVE Reverse Garbage Queensland (RGQ). I am excited b... [more]
28/10/2017 - 04/11/2017
Eumundi: Our Story Past, Present and Future celebrates the 50th anniversary of the naming of the Sunshine Coast. Eumundi... [more]
29/09/2017 - 01/10/2017
I was very lucky to visit Straddie during the Quandamooka Festival this year for the Welcome of the Whales. The weekend ... [more]
23/09/2017 - 24/09/2017
Who likes pirates? I do. Did you know that 19 September is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? I am so lucky as it is ... [more]
1. Indooroopilly Shopping Centre During the Spring School Holidays, mums can ensure their kids keep active for FREE w... [more]
Join Papa Smurf, Smurfette and Clumsy Smurf for an exclusive Kids' Club Breakfast on Saturday 16 September in The Food C... [more]
One of Brisbane largest retail centres, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre is turning a leaf this Spring with some fantastic,... [more]
06/09/2017 - 02/10/2017
Enter the fantastical world of the Smurfs, when the classic blue cartoon and comic strip comes to life in the We're All ... [more]
07/09/2017 - 01/10/2017
Tired of wasting time and effort searching for the best prices? What if the best prices come directly to you? Ineda Pty... [more]
If you are a fan of the reality TV series Yummy Mummies, you will have seen Lorinska, Rachael and Maria and their cute b... [more]
17/08/2017 - 28/09/2017
Walk for Awareness is an opportunity for the community to come together to support each other, to break the silence on m... [more]
Calling all Redcliffe locals - join in for the kick-off of the first ever Redcliffe parkrun. parkrun is a free, weekly,... [more]
Fathers: you've got to love them. Even when they drive you crazy with not-funny Dad Jokes, unfair rules, bad dress sen... [more]
Sip on a glass of bubbles, get styling tips from some of Brisbane's top fashionistas and enjoy fashion parades showcasin... [more]
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