Quilpie is a lovely town with great facilities. On the edge of town there is a lovely natural lake - Lake Houdraman. It is privately owned, however you are allowed to camp there as long as you respect the area and keep it clean. It's a lovely peaceful area, and full of birdlife -including budgerigars. … Continue reading Unique Quilpie!
My husband enjoys nothing more than getting out for a drive! However when I say drive, I don’t just mean going out for a leisurely Sunday drive, although he enjoys that too! I mean a really long drive that takes you out to the edge of the desert and back! So this is how our … Continue reading Our Outback Adventure – Part 1!
Don’t you love a good market? The excitement grows as you get closer. What goodies might you find today? And before anyone else!! We are very lucky to have great markets in the town next door; however it is good to experience different ones. And especially when you have a lovely niece and her husband … Continue reading “Miles Away” At Eagle Farm Markets!
There’s something magic about a rainforest. The smell, the stillness, the sights. It evokes a childlike wonder in so many of us. My husband and kids had surprised me on Mother’s Day with a couple of nights away. Unfortunately we hadn’t been able to go when we had planned, due to very wet weather. However … Continue reading Mt. Glorious Getaway!
A few months after my little sister died, we welcomed another baby boy into the family. I was very proud to be his Godmother and can still feel that pride I felt on that special day. Standing there I must have been the happiest young person around! However there were still many memories of my … Continue reading The eldest of 9 – Part 2!
Okay. More about me, or more to the point my family! That is, my wonderful big family in which I grew up! I am the eldest of nine! I spent my first nine years in Brisbane, until Mum and Dad decided to move us to the country where Dad found employment working for a local … Continue reading The Eldest of 9!