Winter Outings – RJ Hamer Arborteum

We have not really been out exploring much since we got back from Tassie, a month ago. I guess we were going a bit stir crazy, it been a month of catching up with various jobs around the house, work, social engagements and then, of course, the Exhibition. The weather had not been so brilliant…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 16

It was early morning once we got a little away from Launceston, there was lots of mist and fog; eerie to say the least the world had disappeared. We met everyone (from my Artists Group) at historic Brickendon Estate Farm. This is a World Heritage Listed Colonial Farm Village and so much fun for the likes…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 13

The day dawned sunny and pleasant and we decided at the last minute to make another try for Cradle Mountain. It was only two hours away, it was warm and sunny, until we again got over Mount Roland, by the time we got to the car park, the clouds had closed in again. This time…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 4

We had the luxury of a small sleep in this morning, followed by a long leisurely cooked breakfast, the storms had pretty much blown through the night before, there was even fresh snow in the hills, but in Hobart, it was glorious sunshine and bright blue skies. So we grabbed the cameras and walked to Macquarie…

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Weekend Wanderings – Visiting Sand Castles on the Beach

We used to have a tradition when the kids were small, every Summer, we would pack up the car and drive to Frankston (once upon a time it was Rye), and see the giant sand sculptures on the beach, we would then either have fish and chips by the beach or eat in the local…

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Weekend Wanderings – Gippsland Day 2

Day 2 We rose super early, I wanted to try for another glorious sunrise at Walkerville South, we grabbed our gear and a coffee and drove back down to the Cape Liptrap Coastal Park. We spotted lots of wildlife this morning, all just walking across the road, 3 wombats (which is rare… I saw more wombats…

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Weekend Wanderings – Gippsland Day 1

Almost a year ago we went on a short stay to Inverloch in Gippsland, Victoria (Australia). We had such a wonderful time and its only one hour from home. We visited so many great places, but there were still more we did not quite have enough time to fit in and vowed to come back.…

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Exploring Brisbane – Day 5

Yes, you guessed it, up early again, the heat and humidity was the biggest issue we battled and getting up early is the only way to get things done. We went back into the city to photograph a few Bridges as well (another reason to get up early beat the traffic and find car parks!)…

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Exploring Brisbane – Day 4

This week I will feature the last three days of our trip to Brisbane… Got up even earlier to drive out to Redlands before it got too hot, it was really nice to see some blue sky and fluffy white clouds, this is the QLD I wanted, “beautiful one day, perfect the next”. We drove…

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Exploring Brisbane – Day 3

We visited Redcliffe, Woody Point, Dicky Beach, Caloundra, Nudgee Beach.

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