Category Archives: Travel
A little of the history of Lanting or The Orchid Pavilion just outside the city of Shaoxing, in China, south of Shanghai.
To Gympie I am a member of the Older Women’s Network Qld and travelled to Gympie for an AGM and other festivities last week. Gympie is roughly two hours north of Brisbane, and I had to collect one of the … Continue reading
A Visit to Springbrook What a day! It really was The Best of All. We have lived in Queensland for around 47 years and I had never visited the Hinze Dam or Springbrook, despite it being only a short distance … Continue reading
To save my lettuce I took my planter box with lettuces over 100 kms to save them, as they would have died with my care.
A day or two of exploration of the Jumpers and Jazz Festival in country Warwick.
Women Driving Pioneers It is an accomplishment to drive around Australia, which I did on my own in 2012/13. Later I learned that some great women had done so much earlier. I found in the Women’s Hall of Fame in … Continue reading
Prince Leonard of Hutt River Today I learned of the death of Prince Leonard of the Principality of Hutt River Province in Western Australia. I visited on my trip around Australia, in 2013. The story is quite remarkable, of how … Continue reading
I’m pleased to have one Shaoxing Hat from the city south of Shanghai, but I’ve found another one. I am sure I didn’t buy two. Where did the second one come from?
Travel Souvenirs I’ve just moved into a new unit north of Brisbane – much smaller than my previous accommodation. It gives me an opportunity to look at some of the many souvenirs I have from my travels. One small item had … Continue reading