Spring Outings – Australia Gardens

We’ve been there before, Australia Gardens, in Cranbourne (SE Victoria), this time we went with a different Photography group, as we have been many times we only went to a few selected areas. We visited the area where the birds dominate, in particular, a New England Honeyeater, which was very plentiful. We also visited the…

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Out of the Studio – AMCA Vs the Zombies

Yes, you read correctly Zombies!!! Let’s jump back a few months…I was contacted about possibly doing some behind the scenes photography and possibly some artwork for a small budget Indie Film, about a Zombie Apocolypse…yes another one (these films and TV shows seem to be all the rage). I must admit I did think about…

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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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Monday’s Musings…

I am exhausted, every muscle in my body aches and my feet are so sore, but I just had the BEST Weekend. The last few weeks have been a bit trying, I was so looking forward to this weekend away. Two Photographers, two models, one hair and make-up artists, one full day (and evening) of…

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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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Monday Musings…

A little calmer this week I hope, spent several days on the phone trying to get my head around the delightful aged care health system we have in Australia; if ours is one of the best in the world, god help everyone else – ours is a joke! Got my self so worked up and…

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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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