McDowall Street Art

Near where my Daughter currently lives, we pass by some street art, every time we seemed to go anywhere, it is under a bridge and not exactly easy to get to, but we finally decided it was time we had a closer look. Finally found somewhere nearby to park and crossed the slipway at a…

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Winter Outings – Mount Tamborine

Back in September last year, I was speaking at a conference in Surfers Paradise for the Australian Photographic Society, Moth came along and he went out and about while I was working and networking. I sent him to Mount Tamborine to see the waterfalls and have a look around. Due to the limited time, I…

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Weekend Wanderings – Glass House Mountains

Technically the title is incorrect it was a Thursday and not a weekend, it was not really a long holiday as such either, 3 days is more like a long weekend, so I will stick with Weekend Wanderings. We had been visiting with my daughter for a few days in Brisbane, this was our last…

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Spring Outings – Mount Coot-tha, Brisbane

While visiting our daughter in Brisbane, one spot which has become a favourite is Mount Coot-tha, we love the Botanical Gardens and the Lookout and decided to drag our daughter along this time as well. I especially love the Japanese Gardens. Our last visit was so hot, but this time was much cooler and we…

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Weekend Wanderings – Hervey Bay, QLD

We recently visited my Daughter and Son in Law in Brisbane for a few days, so wonderful to see blue skies and feel warmth and sunshine, Queensland is an oasis from the Winter/Spring cold of Melbourne, and even just a few days in shorts and a T-shirt was wonderful, not to mention being able to…

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Weekend Wanderings – Mount Tamborine

On a recent trip to the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia I was a guest speaker at a photography convention, Moth had free time to himself and visited a few places including the Swell Sculpture festival (I am still to see the photos) and a few waterfalls and such. He visited one such waterfall up…

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Weekend Wanderings – Natural Bridge

Another wonderful spot, on The Gold Coast in Queensland, once you get away from the beaches and theme parks are the Hinterlands. The Gold Coast is nestled in a thin strip between the mountains and the ocean, tropical rainforest and lovely little towns abound in these areas. We had limited time on this trip, really…

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Weekend Wanderings – Hinze Dam

The Gold Coast is the Theme Park Capital of Australia; Warner Bro Movie World, Dream World, Wet and Wild (water Park), Sea World, Australia Zoo, Aussie World and Sea Life Park, there are other attractions as well, then, of course, is Coolangatta Beach, Surfers Paradise Beach and more. I love the beach, but I am…

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Monday’s Musings…

This is a scheduled post…I have been up on the Gold Coast in Queensland (Australia) for the last few days, today we are planning on going to Sea World and then off to see this crazy bunch for a few days. These were taken in Jan this year, and I know the Pup and Kitten…

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Exploring Brisbane – Day 2

Australia Zoo and The Glass House Mountains, about 1 hour drive from Brisbane

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