Monthly Archives: March 2013

Gold Coast beaches and the “Jaws” conspiracy

I took my brother and step-daughter to the beach yesterday morning.  The drive takes about an hour from Brisbane.  After weeks of rain, cyclonic weather, and closed beaches, things were finally looking up.  The sheer pleasure of a leisurely Sunday … Continue reading

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The daily walk – why is the Brisbane river so polluted?

We have some beautiful riverside walks in Brisbane.  My favourite starts under the Gardens Point Bridge and continues for about four kilometers to a cafe at Dockside, Kangaroo Point, where the coffee is the best in the world.  On the … Continue reading

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