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Heritage Pools of Brisbane

I know this seems like an unusual topic for a blog post but when you live in a sub-tropical city, pools and swimming are part of your life. You learn to swim before you start school, and spend endless summers splashing around at the beach and in your friend’s backyard pool. Brisbane has a number… Read more

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Traffic Signal Box Masterpieces – Quirky Brisbane

Brisbane is a great walking city. There are plenty of pedestrian zones and bridges, parklands and river walks. At some point though, you’ll need to cross at a traffic light. While you’re waiting, make sure you take a closer look at the traffic signal box. Chances are, it’s a mini masterpiece. Drive Through Art Gallery… Read more

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A-Z Guidebook: Victoria Bridge Abutment, Brisbane

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. *Hello readers and contributors. As you read this, I am celebrating a significant birthday in New Orleans. Huzzah! This… Read more

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Through The Barricades – #Gin20 Cocktail

I returned from a holiday in the US to sniffer dogs, soaring temperatures and a city in lockdown. The G20 is on this weekend in Brisbane, which means lots of fences and checkpoints, a massive police presence, disrupted public transport and an opportunity for the British PM to show up Australia’s Prime Minister by Acknowledging Country in… Read more

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Brisbane – 10 Things To Do for FREE!

I’ve lived in Brisbane nearly all of my life and I love it. The subtropical climate suits me, as does the pace of life. People often refer to Brisbane as a big country town but I’d suggest that those people haven’t visited Brisbane in a very long time. With over 2 million residents, Brisbane is… Read more

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