Category Archives: Things To Do

Brisbane Walks in the Courier Mail

A journalist from the Courier Mail, Michael Lund, contacted me to talk about the best places to walk in Brisbane. Michael was particularly interested in the many interesting things we often walk past without really seeing (because we’re too busy or too familiar with … Continue reading

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Brisbane Open House 2011

If you’re interested in architecture, you won’t want to miss Brisbane Open House Day on Saturday 1 October 2011. This special event, which coincides with World Architecture Day, is when the doors of many Brisbane buildings, usually closed to the … Continue reading

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Book Clubs

If you’re a member of a book club and you’re trying to choose your next book, Brisbane City Council libraries have a publication called Top 40 Book Club Reads.  It features 12 non-fiction and 28 fiction books, many of which are … 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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Brisbane Riverwalk Replacement

Brisbane’s floating walkway, often called the Riverwalk, which was washed away in this year’s floods will be replaced. Take a look at a very brave tugboat skipper guiding a large chunk of the Riverwalk down the river after it broke … 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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