https://www.instagram.com/p/B1Su5t7ACZL/ Book, coffee and blueberries in the park, just keeping up with my Book snap Sunday plans, this week a book I have been dying to start, Melissa Lucashenko's Miles Franklin winner; Too Much Lip, I have only read the first chapter but I am loving it so far. I have been feeling bogged down … Continue reading #Book snap Sunday
Just thought I would do a quick post on one of my favourite local locations, the old Spring Bluff railway station. Just a short drive out of Toowoomba to the scenic railway on the range, its like stepping back in time with the heritage listed station and its magnificent gardens and surrounds. The original station … Continue reading Spring Bluff: pancakes, history and a walk.
Just continuing with my plan to once a month highlight great content and great bloggers, this time I want to highlight the writings of Ian at shojiwax check out Ian's post on Clouds: https://shojiwax.com/2019/08/05/on-clouds/ I especially love Ian's random musings, but his travel posts are great too, as a nurse Ian has posted some great … Continue reading This months featured great blog and a little bit about snakes
https://www.instagram.com/p/B1AeukTA8Xh/ I used to be really engaged with book blogging, for a few reasons that fell by the wayside; at the time I worked with organisations that frowned on social media use. Social media demands trust , something many organisations find very difficult. I also just kind of lost motivation. Memes were a bit of … Continue reading Book snap Sunday: a book photo meme.
Sitting in my backyard just practicing with my Lumix FZ-300 camera learning to get better photos. Here are some resulting shots.
In the previous On the Road post the final question was what next? I now have the answer. S really likes Starry Night by van Gogh so after watching a few online videos on how to paint like van Gogh, I have ended with a great mural on the other side. I really like this … Continue reading On the Road with A’Tuin Part 2
On our last big trip we came back via Bundaberg, we didn't really have time for an extended stop, more just passing through. Places can have a weird effect on you and sometimes a place from your past can feel uncomfortable, I spent several years of my childhood in the region and I had not … Continue reading The Mystery Craters!
I have not done a book post for a while, but I have just read Timothy Bottoms' well researched Conspiracy of Silence:Queensland's Frontier Killing Time, as suggested by the title, Bottoms thesis has as much to do with the active obscuring of the history of Queensland's frontier violence, as with documenting the violence itself. He … Continue reading Conspiracy of silence
Not having enough of gorges and bush walks, we decided to come back via Cania Gorge and do a couple of days there. Cania is 225 km west of Bundaberg and while not as spectacular as Carnarvon, it is still a great park, with some good walks, shorter than Carnarvon and very accessible, although I … Continue reading Cania Gorge, Lake and Park
Interesting travel from Canarvan Gorge to Biloela. First on the road out of Canarvon are the remains of crashed World War II Dakota transport aircraft that killed eighteen American and Australian service people. The memorial was created by a local scout group with the assistance of the regional Army Reserve regiment. The road between Rolleston … Continue reading Biloela Heritage Park