Tag Archives: Australia

Lake Samsonvale

The North Pine Dam, also known as Lake Samsonvale, was completed in 1976.  Located north-west of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, you will find this concrete gravity dam with earthfill embankments on abutments. This dam is a gated dam, allowing the local authority … Continue reading

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Drawn Into  

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A day at the beach.

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Deception Bay

Deception Bay in the Caboolture Shire, Queensland, Australia, lies approximately 30 kilometres north of Brisbane  It is called Deception Bay because when discovered by Lieutenant John Oxley in 1823, he thought the bay was a river because of its unusual … Continue reading

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Supermoon 2016

Not exactly “Super”. Low cloud on the horizon so we missed the grand entrance but managed to get some nice pics anyway. I set up camera at the Redcliffe Jetty and waited. Click on gallery to enlarge and enjoy.

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Fang – Australian slang to drive one’s car or motorbike at great speed. A popular place to go for a “fang” is in the forestry between Beerburrum and the Glasshouse Mountains in Queensland, Australia.      

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Australia Zoo

Crikey! If you’ve not been to Australia Zoo or it’s been a few years since your last visit, I recommend you take some time out and spend the day enjoying the fabulous animal exhibits. Some of the Aussies  The last … Continue reading

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Sunset pictures taken from the Scarborough marina this evening.

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Where’s the tourists at?

I remember a time when the Gold Coast was a busy place and it didn’t matter what time of the year you visited, there were plenty of overseas tourists on the streets and beaches.   Visiting the Gold Coast recently, … Continue reading

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Over the Fence

My back boundary borders a green corridor that runs through the middle of housing estates and serves as a short-cut to the main shopping precinct for walkers and push bike riders. Chi and I went for a wander late yesterday … Continue reading

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