“It’s bloody cold out here on the mine site but we’re having a laugh anyway!” My Facebook recollection of this event. It was bone chillingly cold. We were having a laugh though. This was work? Eunice and I were operating a polling booth at the entrance gates to the Gregory open cut mine outside Emerald, … More Mine Chicks For A Few Hours
This is a ‘little’ post about my Mum. You’ll find lots of pictures of crafty creations as well . Mum and I really enjoy crafting together on the few occasions we can, since we now live in separate states. I wanted to share the story but also some of the lovely things we’ve made. I’d … More I love surprises!
Since the start of this month, I have been wanting to post on the blog about May. It has taken me until now to actually put ‘pen to paper’ but I finally got there. This year is whizzing by at an alarming rate, so I wanted to stop and take a moment to share what May means … More It’s May ALREADY?!
Hi everyone, I am pleased to have had an article published on the ‘Exquisite Coasts’ website. Check it out and let me know what you think! 🙂 Esther http://exquisitecoasts.com/the-tasman-peninsula.html
I heard from my sister today, who was wondering about the ‘cow statues’ in Rockhampton, given the current flood situation all over the news. I grinned as I felt the makings of another blog post coming to mind. She and I took a few trips up to Rockhampton when I lived in Gladstone, just over … More Rockhampton Floods – A Lot of Bull
Photos speak a thousand words. Grinning faces during our epic journey’s first leg, from Gladstone to Brisbane, told a happy tale as we waved goodbye to Happy rock. The laughs began even before we boarded the plane. Usually a Qantas club member can bring one friend into the lounge with them. We asked the Qantas … More Laughter and long haul flights
When someone says “Summer Holidays” maybe Tasmania isn’t the first place that springs to mind. I will tell you why it should be. I speak from experience, as a born and bred Taswegian who has lived in Queensland for almost ten years. I have seen some awesome places overseas and in my humble opinion (or … More A Taste of Terrific Tasmania
Kids. Airport gate lounges. Long-haul flights. Foreign languages. Public transport. Different foods. What could go wrong? Every parent has a story or two about travel with their kids. Whether this is overseas travel or down to the local shops. People asked why we were taking the kids away with us. Apart from the obvious cost … More Why Travel With Kids?
Hi, I had coffee this morning with a dear friend of mine who is thinking about a trip to Italy. We talked about the trip we took, as a family with another two families, in 2014. It made me remember how much I loved this trip and wanted to share some of our wonderful experiences. … More A Little Introduction
This is the excerpt for a featured content post. … More Travel Tidbits