Tag Archives: Gold Coast

De-smudged

The last time we went to the Gold Coast I came home with a smudge on my photos I could not remove. I’d been out taking pictures of the surfers at Coolangatta.   All of a sudden, up popped a … Continue reading

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Surfing Kirra Point

There are a number of great surfing spots around the Coolangatta coastline on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. One of these is Kirra Point. Kirra Point was once a much bigger beach, and home to some truly legendary pipelines. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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2017

We spent New Years Eve at Kirra Beach on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia because that’s where we ended up after spending much of the evening driving around exploring the top of Mt Tamborine which is situated in the Gold … Continue reading

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Roll With The Punches

Sometimes things just don’t go to plan. Unexpected and unavoidable things crop up which can throw a spanner in the works. Things I did not expect that have altered my house renovation plans this year. I did not expect my … Continue reading

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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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How’s the reno going?

Fine, thanks for asking. A little slower than anticipated, but even a snail’s pace will see a successful outcome if one doesn’t give up. MM pulled the old kitchen out and is planning the plumbing and electricity points in preparation … Continue reading

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Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

There is no other marine event quite like the Gold Coast’s Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. Showcasing the latest and greatest the marine industry has to offer. A full day of a variety of on-water, pavilion and open-air displays with … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

The most precious thing I have at the moment is time. I gave my mother a 24 hour time voucher for Christmas which she used on Sunday and yesterday ( Monday). The choice was hers as to how she would … Continue reading

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Runaway

We left Brisbane during the G20 for some R&R on the Gold Coast. It’s been over 5 years since our last visit to Coolangatta. The beach is just as gorgeous as ever. Works are under way along the waterfront incorporating al … Continue reading

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Off To The Races?

Yesterday, many Aussies would have downed tools to watch the Melbourne Cup. The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s major thoroughbred horse race. Marketed as “the race that stops a nation”, it is a 3,200 metre race for three-year-olds and over. It is … Continue reading

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