Tag Archives: Australia

September 07

Australian Flashback – RM Williams Muster Longreach, the Queensland Outback

This time last year I was sitting ringside as the best stockmen and stockwomen in Australia competed in the annual RM Williams Muster in Longreach, the central hub of the Outback in Queensland.  Wish I was there again!   Advertisements

October 29

Old School Sailing Adventure – The Derwent Hunter in the Whitsundays

Exploring the stunning Whitsunday Islands aboard the handsome Derwent Hunter, a lovingly restored tall ship crafted in Tasmania in 1946. The day was full of snorkeling with sea turtles and shoals of technicolor reef fish, exploring beautiful coral reefs, lounging on white coral cays and plenty high seas adventure with the crew and fellow passengers.  […]

October 23

This is Australia – The Whitsundays, Queensland.

  Home to the beach with the whitest sand in the world, there is no comparing the stunning Whitsunday Islands to anywhere else in the world.  This island group contains 74 unspoilt gems to explore and it’s less than a two hour flight from Brisbane.  The Whitsundays are the perfect spot to experience great snorkeling […]

October 07

This is Australia – A bush sunset

Watching the bush come to life as the sun turns the world golden over Boonah, nestled in the heart of the Scenic Rim southwest of Brisbane.      

September 25

This is Australia – The Scenic Rim

A short break exploring the glorious Scenic Rim area just south west of Brisbane, in the ‘Land Down Under’.  

September 23

This is Australia – The Brisbane Valley

A late afternoon drive through beautiful surrounds in the Brisbane Valley, about 100km from the city of Brisbane.        

January 04

A Brisbane summer

September 25

Australian interlude – Carnival of Flowers

A selection of blooms from Toowoomba’s Carnival of Flowers, an annual floral festival held in a large country town two hours west of Brisbane in Australia.

October 01

Neighbour-less again

Peering out their living room window over the fence, a wife calls to her husband, “Honey, that greenie neighbour of ours has gotten himself a buzz cut and now he’s saying that he’s leaving town for eight months.  I think he might be on the run. Should we call the police?” Not an unreasonable response, […]