Tag: Queensland

Thursday doors #39

Finally, here’s some doors from Australia. I don’t have a particularly large selection because most of the wooden doors on older buildings appear to have been replaced with metal ones. I guess the problem is quite possibly termites. This pair were being used for… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #39”

Trottin’ round Townsville

There are so many lovely places in Queensland, it’s often hard to decide where to stop and for how long. Usually our destination determines where we stay along the way, othertimes it’s the most logical place to take a break. An overnight means we… Continue Reading “Trottin’ round Townsville”

Friday photos #10

Here’s a random selection of photos from our #adventuredownunder that tickled my fancy! Next week I’ll be reverting to one of the Friday Photo Challenges. Australia has lots of big structures, one of the most colourful is The Big Mango (header above). You may… Continue Reading “Friday photos #10”

Moochin’ around Mooloolaba

After spending two weeks in Brisbane we finally headed up the coast towards Port Douglas but first, on the recommendation of friends, we spent a couple of nights on the Sunshine coast in the wonderfull named Mooloolaba, a mere 97 kilometres (60 miles) north… Continue Reading “Moochin’ around Mooloolaba”

Postcard from Brisbane V

Much as I love my better half, it’s sometimes nice to have time on my own. Friday morning I decided that my poor benighted feet deserved some pampering and booked a luxury pedicure and foot massage. It was sheer bliss – money well spent!… Continue Reading “Postcard from Brisbane V”

Friday photos #9

Okay, so we’ve been back home a while but I still have some photos to share with you from our trip to Australia. How about these from when my beloved went snorkeling with another woman on the Great Barrier Reef! All photographs courtesy of… Continue Reading “Friday photos #9”

Postcard from Brisbane IV

Unbelievably, yesterday’s post only covered the morning of our second Wednesday In Brisbane. You may recall that the raison d’etre for our visit to this fair city was attendance at a major Dental Congress. We had to set up the company’s stand on this… Continue Reading “Postcard from Brisbane IV”

Postcard from Brisbane III

Our first week in Brisbane had been great fun and it fully justified us spending two weeks here to better appreciate the city and all it has to offer. The start of our second week (Wednesday) was a Bank Holiday in the CBD giving… Continue Reading “Postcard from Brisbane III”

Friday photos #8

Okay, so we’ve been back home a whole week but I still have some photos to share with you from our trip to Australia though admittedly not as stunning as those from last week’s post. Here’s a selection from the last few days in… Continue Reading “Friday photos #8”

Postcard from Brisbane II: #EKKA

As I mentioned in my previous postcard, we spent our first Tuesday in Brisbane at #EKKA. For those of you who don’t hail from Australia, the EKKA is Queensland’s largest and most loved annual event. It showcases the best of what the State has… Continue Reading “Postcard from Brisbane II: #EKKA”