Category Archives: Food & Drink

Brisbane River Walk

I love Brisbane’s riverside pathways. They’re especially pleasant for a stroll during Brisbane’s balmy summer evenings. If you’re new to Brisbane, try the riverside path between South Bank and Kangaroo Point. The track is flat and lit at night and there’s … Continue reading

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Brisbane Writers Festival – 2011

One of my favourite annual Brisbane events is the Brisbane Writers Festival. In 2011 the festival runs from Wednesday 7 until Sunday 11 September with most of the events being held at the State Library of Queensland in the Cultural … Continue reading

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Eumundi Markets

Eumundi If you’re visiting Australia’s Sunshine Coast, the markets based in the small township of Eumundi are worth a visit.  At the Eumundi Markets you’ll find hundreds of stalls selling handmade jewellery, crafts, artworks, clothes and more. Foodies will enjoy … Continue reading

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Pushies Galore – Bikes in Brisbane

Pushies Galore describes itself as a “community-based event of bike (and bike bits) swapping, haggling, selling and trading”. I popped in to have a look this morning and yes, there were lots of bikes, from beautiful old treadlies in need of … Continue reading

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Book Launch at Mary Ryan’s

Mary Ryan’s in Bulimba will be hosting our book launch for Best Village & Coastal Walks of the Sunshine Coast and you’re invited.  Morning tea will be served while Virginia (my co-author) and I tell you about the best places for … Continue reading

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North Stradbroke Island

We recently spent a week camping on North Stradbroke Island, at the Cylinder Beach camping site. It’s one of those places I never get sick of visiting. The surf wasn’t very big this time so I didn’t have much success … Continue reading

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Old Government House

Congratulations to Old Government House for receiving a special award for the building’s restoration. You’ll find Old Government House in the grounds of the Queensland University of Technology next to the City Botanic Gardens. It was built in 1862 when … Continue reading

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