Brisbane

Brisbanes old government house

Queenslands Old Government House

I’ve walked past Old Government house on the banks of the Brisbane River many times but I finally made the time to stop and take a look inside.  Well to be totally honest I desperately wanted a cuppa while taking a shortcut through the university and…

Tinchi Tamba Wetlands

A walk through Tinchi Tamba Wetlands

The Tinchi Tamba wetlands, a name meaning ‘mangroves and ibis’ in the local Aboriginal dialect, was our destination for the day.  Only a half hour drive north of Brisbane it’s an easily accessible park covering 380 hectares on the banks of the Pine River. The Day…

Brisbane Riverfire

Brisbane Riverfire

In September each year Brisbane Riverfire lights up the city sky.  The stunning display of pyrotechnics is choreographed to music and is the biggest in Queensland.  The fireworks cap off three weeks of festivities as part of the Brisbane Festival with sparks flying from buildings, barges and bridges…

Jamies Italian Brisbane

Jamies Italian in Brisbane

A few weeks ago after a bit of bribery and negotiation I convinced Drew and a couple of friends it was well past time we tried out Jamies Italian Restaurant in Brisbane on Edward Street in the city.  It had after all been open almost…