The Razor Back Road from Montville, Qld on the Blackall Range drops us sharply into Palmwoods where we find Rick’s Garage Diner. A place that not only has great coffee but an absolute feast of car and music memorabilia. Continue reading Rick’s Garage Diner
At Maleny in the Queensland Sunshine Coast Hinterland, there is a fabulous view of the Glass House Mountains from McCarthy’s lookout. A group of thirteen volcanic plugs. The mountains were named the Glass House mountains by explorer Lieutenant James Cook in 1770 because they were reminiscent of the glass furnaces of his native Yorkshire.* Source: Wikipedia Continue reading Glass House Mountains
In the early morning we take the Obi Obi boardwalk from the Maleny showgrounds along the creek and into town. Just a short half kilometre of musty sub tropical rainforest with a whip bird keeping us company and somewhere very near. … Continue reading Obi Obi Boardwalk
There was once a curious tradition for building ocean pools along the New South Wales coast and some famous ones are in the coastal suburbs of Sydney. I know of only one in other states and that is a small … Continue reading Ocean Pools
The town of Nambucca Heads on the NSW coast has a most inspired town seat that celebrates the marine attributes of the area. A large mosaic using teacups, saucers, tiles, shells and other bric a brac. Just imagine the joy … Continue reading Ponder this
“Wouldn’t you think they’d move over and let us on too.” Continue reading Move Over!
How’s this for a small town library? Continue reading A Mini Library
I’m forever fascinated by the pioneer cemeteries of this country and this one in the North West of Tasmania is no exception. Especially on a dark and chilly wintry day. And who wouldn’t be intrigued as to the life of … Continue reading Lychgate, Forth Cemetery