Yes... Yes... I'm still at it.... here at the AUSTRALIAN WOOLSHED.
I seem to drooooool over all these cute little lambs at the farm. :-) Here's (ahem) me - elbowing everyone else away just so I can... more
It's something of a Brisbane icon, sitting as it does on the banks of the Brisbane River, nowadays surrounded by high rise apartment and office buildings.
Finished in 1889 (it took 3 years to build)... more
The Brisbane Cricket Ground, given the nickname 'The Gabba' because of its location in the Brisbane suburb of Woolloongabba, is a mjor sports stadium in Brisbane. It is home ground to the Queensland... more
I don't actually know which shots are exactly of Eagle Street Pier but, since the restaurant I ate at was listed as Eagle Street Pier, I figure I had to be close because these were all taken within... more
Fraser island is a huge sand island off the cost of Brisbane. The island has miles of beaches, and can only be accessed by four-wheel drive vehicles. The trip was fun, although a bit rushed, with the... more
Opened just five years ago, GOMA is arguably the single most impressive gallery in Australia.
A stunning design by Architectus (Sydney), just 150 metres from the Queensland Art Gallery of which it... more
This is a special, quiet place in Brisbane.
The ‘Chung Tian Temple’ (which means ‘middle heaven’) was constructed in 1992 using traditional Chinese Buddhist architecture – it is situated between... more
Wonderful display of Queensland & Australia's Maritime History. Static displays of paintings, photographs, charts and models supplemented by artifacts from the sea bed and decommissioned equipment... more
This is a great little privately owned Zoo in Brisbane. Its located only 30minutes from the city centre, an easy drive, or you can catch the train (9.08 from Central Station) and a free Bus will take... more
THE QUEENSLAND MARITIME MUSEUM
This Museum is actually on the edge of the Brisbane River at the end of South Bank. There are outdoor displays as well as indoors. On your wander around, you will see... more
OLD GOVERNMENT HOUSE
A Heritage listed site, this was the home of Queensland's Governors for the 1st 50 years.
When the colony of Queensland was established in 1859, Sir George Bowen was appointed... more
Newstead House is Brisbane's oldest domestic dwelling. It was built in 1846 on the Breakfast Creek bank of the Brisbane River.
The building was occupied by American troops during World War II. There... more
The Valley Markets are THE Brizzy Markets to head to on a Saturday for fashion crafts and homewares. The Fortitude Valley area has a reputation (probably a very accurate one and certainly earned) of... more
Its been a while since I did this cruise so I cannot comment on the food. When we went, it was good. The Cruise is a nice way to enjoy the sights of Brisbane from the River.
You can go for a "Cruise... more
Brighton park is a public park right my the estuary that you cross to go to the Redcliffe peninsular. It is tidal, so has some mangroves here.
Its a fairly barren spot, but there are some shelters... more
Mount Tamborine is a short, scenic drive from Brisbane, and if you want to try Hang gliding, this is the place to go!
On the Main Western Road, Mt. Tamborine, the Canungra Hang Gliding club makes its... more
The Royal Queensland Show, (affectionately called the ?Exhibition? or ?Ekka? by Queenslanders) is a yearly Brisbane event. It has grown from a traditional country show, into a 10-day event that brings... more
Parliament House opened in 1868, although Parliament was held earlier, it was in the Prisoner's Barracks.
You can watch Parliament in action from the visitor's gallery, or you can... more
Home to Tiger Island, Nick Central, The Australian Wildlife Experience, Wiggles World, Big Brother and some of the tallest, fastest thrill rides in the world, Dreamworld is the ultimate place for... more
Situated in the expansive Southbank precinct, there are a number of theatres of varying sizes and a concert hall in the complex - The Playhouse, Lyric Theatre, Cremorne and the Concert Hall. There's a... more
Here we have a Brisbane landmark from the old days turned into a hub for culture and the arts and situated on the banks of The Brisbane River right next to New Farm Park..
There are two restaurants... more
I took this photo on the way to work on the ferry one morning. Brisbane is in the South East corner of Queensland, which is the fastest growing region in Australia. The river meanders and the curves...
I love to travel. It's my very favourite thing bar none, but when I've seen what I want to see on a particular trip and the money is running out, I love to come home to Brisbane. It's the best place...