Luxuries and Necessities Part 2

Last time, we saw that fresh fruit and veggies, servants, ready-made clothes, television, and the Internet have all graduated from luxury to necessity status. Here are a few more things. When I was a child,...

The Road Less Travelled – Travellers Together

If you had asked anyone on New Year’s Day 2020, if they thought by March the entire World would have shut down, they would have laughed at you; however, as the days and weeks have...

Luxuries and Necessities Part 1

The Covid crisis has given me time to think. What exactly is a necessity? And what is a luxury? The term is used in advertising - “Luxury Cruises” and Luxury Accommodation” come to mind. But...
CARAVAN Road Trip Tips & Advice

CARAVAN Road Trip Tips & Advice

Do you dream of packing your bags and hitting the open road but are worried you’ll forget something? If you want to make sure your trip becomes a positive story you will tell the...
Bribie Island. Tourist destinations in Queensland. Brisbane. Australia. Travel

THE LONG WAY ROUND TO BRIBIE! – Coming home to Bribie Island

Tags: Bribie Island. Tourist destinations in Queensland. Brisbane. Australia. Travel It was 15 months ago that we embarked on our adventure around Australia, rented out our house in Mapleton, bought a rig, lived on the...
Australia, NSW, New South Wales, Travel and tourist destinations

Australian Tourist Destinations – Northern New South Wales

Tags: Australia, NSW, New South Wales, Travel and tourist destinations Trials and Tribulations in Northern New South Wales After our rather chaotic drive getting lost through Sydney, we decided we needed a longer stop at Shoal...
Art. Artwork. Artist. Art Gallery. Bribie Island

The Long Way Around to Bribie – PAINTED

Tags: Art. Artwork. Artist. Art Gallery. Bribie Island Most readers know the Bribie Island Community Arts Centre February Artist of the Month from her regular contributions to The Bribie Islander. What few may know is...
Tourism, travel, Australia. From Winton to Bourke

Tourism & Travel destination – Winton to Bourke

Tags: Tourism, travel, Australia. Episode 23 - Banjo Patterson Country - From Winton to Bourke with Sabine Von Graz Our last few days were spent slipping back in time at Winton, between dinosaurs and historic pubs, we...

Travel destination – Darwin

Tags: Tourism, travel, Australia. Darwin. Northern Territory After being stranded at the Bungle Bungles and time to do repairs at Kununurra, we were finally on our way to Darwin. However not without a stopover at...
Tourism, travel, Queensland. Australia. Darwin. Northern Territory

Queensland travel destinations – Leaving Darwin

Tags: Tourism, travel, Queensland. Australia. Darwin. Northern Territory Hi there, my short stories are all about our family, Richard my hubby, Ginger our daughter and myself, going on a 15 month trip of misadventure in...
Tourism, travel, Queensland. Australia. Darwin. Northern Territory

Queensland travel destinations – On the Way to Darwin

Tags: Tourism, travel, Queensland. Australia. Darwin. Northern Territory On our way from Broome to Darwin, we decided to embark on some new stopovers and finally do some touristy things! We were planning to spend a...
Tourism, travel, Queensland. Australia. Broome

Queensland travel destinations – Broome

Tags: Tourism, travel, Queensland. Australia. Broome Our last stop was Uluru and as Richard had to fly back to Brisbane for work, Ginger and I were able to enjoy this amazing place for an extra...
Tourism, travel, Queensland. Australia. Uluru. Ayers Rock

Queensland travel destinations – Uluru

Tags: Tourism, travel, Queensland. Australia. Uluru. Ayers Rock Hi there, here is just a quick rehash in case you have missed the latest episodes from ‘The Bribie Islander’. My short stories are all about our family,...