Category Archives: Wildlife

Magpie Swooping Season

It’s magpie swooping season in Brisbane. What can you do about it. Continue reading

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Sunshine Coast Video

Tourism Queensland has added a new video to their YouTube channel showing some of the beautiful outdoor areas of the Sunshine Coast.  The video covers places where you can go walking and paddling. It features one of my favourite, still undiscovered … 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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Sunshine Coast Walks Book

Exciting delivery this morning – an advance copy of the new walks guide book I’ve written with Virginia Balfour called Best Village & Coastal Walks of the Sunshine Coast. This means it should be in the book stores in the … Continue reading

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

We had a visitor on the weekend – a French exchange student who really wanted to see and pat a kangaroo!  The best place to do this in Brisbane is Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary where they have a whole paddock … Continue reading

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Walk from Regatta Hotel to City

I recently re-walked the Toowong (Regatta Hotel) to City route from my book, Brisbane’s Best Bush, Bay and City Walks.  There have been a few changes along the path including two new bridges and improvements to the riverside pathway.   The first … Continue reading

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Snakes in Brisbane

  I was reaching out to open the lid on my compost bin this morning and my hand stopped just 30 cm from this snake.  After leaping back about two metres I realised that with all the rain we’ve had, this … Continue reading

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