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Category: Queensland

  • Sis at South Bank

    It’s been over four years since I last saw my sister and her family. In that time that family has grown is both size and number.  In fact, she was the reason for this trip. They drove south from Rockhampton while we drove north from Sydney. We arrange to meet at the Queensland Museum across… Read more

  • Boxing Day in Brisbane

    No post Christmas recovery for us. We walk up to Queen Street Mall again in search of breakfast. The Boxing Day sale crowds were building as the shops began to open. Brisbane’s city centre feels large and impressive, but also a bit like some of the more modern parts of Singapore. The tropical heat and… Read more

  • Up to Brissy for Chrissy

    It’s Christmas Day. We are celebrating it alone as a family, the presents were opened yesterday, our lunch was leftovers turned into a salad and our dinner was Hungry Jacks. But the tiny Christmas tree from home sits on the hotel room desk, wrapped with colourful battery powered lights. There’s pudding and custard, cherries and… Read more

  • The Olympic Spirit

    It’s the middle of the 2016 Olympics in Rio and I’ve been enjoying some high definition coverage on TV and the Internet. One of the aspects I usually enjoy about the Olympics is the music and as I watch Michael Phelps and the odd Australian and other nationality receive their medals my ears have taken… Read more