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Queensland

  • Bunya Mountains

    Bunya Mountains

    I felt the need to get away again. When we were in New Zealand I had a bit of an ‘ah ha’ moment. I was reminded how much good it does me to be…

    August 23, 2023
  • Beach

    Moffat Beach, Caloundra

    So we had our few days away at Moffat Beach, Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast, just over an hour north of us here in Brisbane. It was beautiful, but of course, not long enough.…

    April 5, 2023
  • beach, burleigh heads, gold coast

    Burleigh Heads

    We recently had six nights at Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast and boy was it appreciated, and needed. I find that I need regular grounding and resetting by getting some time in nature…

    March 8, 2021
  • Mount Tamborine

    Some call it Mount Tamborine (like me) and others call it Tamborine Mountain. Doesn’t really matter which you call it but I can tell you one thing … it is a really lovely place…

    January 18, 2021
  • Southern Downs and Granite Belt: Warwick

    Photo By Kgbo – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 Well, I finally got a lovely little ‘winter’ getaway and it was so very much needed.  On Tuesday 14 July we left home headed to…

    July 30, 2020
  • Cairns and surrounds

    ….and just like that I’m back from my 4 night visit to Cairns in Far North Queensland!  The main purpose of the visit of course was to visit my daughter (let’s call her Miss…

    September 12, 2019
  • Flying off to Far North Queensland!

    Mum and I are escaping the confines and drudgery of day to day domesticity and daily routines and are jetting off on a little adventure.  That’s right – in the wee hours of Wednesday…

    September 2, 2019
  • 5 nights at North Stradbroke Island

    I recently had five nights at North Stradbroke Island.  I went with one of my sisters and her two kids (teen girl aged 16 and boy aged 11) plus a friend to my niece…

    July 11, 2019
  • sunset, mooloolaba, mooloolaba beach, beach, silhouette

    Mooloolaba

    My Mooloolaba holiday is over and I’m suffering with some post holiday blues so what better activity is there to do than to re-live the holiday by writing a blog post about it! We…

    March 8, 2018
  • whale, whales, whale watching, hervey bay, queensland, australia, boat, frazer island,

    The first ever whale watching experience

    One of the things that was on the disorganised bucket list that I kept in my head was to go whale watching.  If you read my blog regularly, you’d know that I’m now in…

    April 27, 2017
  • 2020 saw the loss of 1 billion of Australia's wildlife including the koala

    Australia Zoo

    We have a guest from the UK staying with us at the moment and on Wednesday a week ago we took her to Australia Zoo (only about an hour north of us).  It was…

    July 20, 2016
  • Hervey Bay

    In October 2015, the tennis player and I went to Hervey Bay in order to go whale watching.  It is something that I had wanted to do for a long time!  I haven’t got…

    January 20, 2016