Tag Archives: Queensland
The urban dictionary’s definition of “shakedown” reads… Another word for extortion/blackmail, or the obtaining of a good or service through means of force, threats/intimidation, or abuse of power. Wikipedia has a definition reading… Shakedown (testing) a period of testing undergone by a … Continue reading
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
A day at the beach.
Although Mum has not once complained, I know she is struggling. When I ask her how she is, she smiles and says “I’m feeling great”. She’s attended an interstate wedding, numerous birthday parties and of course Christmas celebrations whilst battling … Continue reading
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
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.
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.
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
Sunset pictures taken from the Scarborough marina this evening.