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#australia

  • 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
  • Donuts

    Corona Chronicles #5 – Double Donuts

    How are we faring here in Australia with COVID-19? As summer draws closer and Christmas nears, Australia is cautiously but collectively breathing a sigh of relief as Coronavirus seems relatively under control here (touch…

    November 12, 2020
  • November Feels

    Can you believe it’s November already?  Where has this year gone?  In a whir of a new reality of a Covid-19 world is where!  It’s certainly been a year like no other hasn’t it? …

    November 5, 2020
  • second wave - corona virus

    Corona Chronicles #4 – the Second Wave

    Hello there! Before I start, I must apologise because in last week’s post I said that this week I’d be bringing you the post about my recent few days at Ballandean and Stanthorpe, but…

    August 6, 2020
  • 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
  • Perth City

    In October 2017 I was lucky enough to tag along with the tennis player on a work trip to Perth.  He was at a two-day conference and we added another day to the trip…

    May 14, 2020
  • Corona ISO Chronicles #2 – Ponderings over coffee

    Well hello there!  Grab a tea or coffee and let’s have a chat.  I haven’t been anywhere much so there’s not much to report but it’s always good to air one’s thoughts don’t you…

    May 7, 2020
  • Wild Koala mother with baby, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia

    Hello 2020 – A new year and a new decade

    Hello 2020 and hello everyone – I’m back!  This is my first post for 2020, and though I do hope that 2020 is a wonderful year for us all, the words ‘Happy New Year’…

    January 16, 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
  • A 1970's television on legs

    I REMEMBER WHEN colour television arrived in Australia

    It was 1 March 1975 that full colour TV service commenced nationwide in Australia.  It was a big deal.  Like WOW – such modern technology!  Such inventiveness!  How very futuristic! It was some time…

    May 16, 2019
  • Cape Otway Light Station from a distance - Victoria, Australia.

    The Great Ocean Road – Maits Rest & Cape Otway

    This is Part 6 of our Melbourne and Great Ocean Road road trip – 22 to 30 November 2018 So far I’ve covered our 2 nights in Melbourne, a quick stop off at Torquay and Bells Beach,…

    April 18, 2019