Under the Jacaranda
A popular tree around Brisbane is back in bloom creating a burst of purple in the trees and a carpet of purple below. I dropped down to New Farm Park for a look on the weekend and besides plenty of Jacarandas there was plenty of fitness training too. Lucky the trees were there actually as it was pretty warm out in the sun. Here's a bit about Jacarandas, and the suggestion here prompted me to visit this location: www.burkesbackyard.com.au/factsheets/Flowering-Plants-and... Typically the depth…
The Dunny Man by John D. Gardner - 9780646517544 - QBD Books
The Dunny Man is about 200 years of Australian history and John's story is of those last few decades before this task was phased out. It is the recollection of his childhood from the 1940s when 'the dunny man', as he was known, was a common sight ... - 9780646517544 - QBD Books - Buy Online for Better Range and Value.
Brisbane » City Description | Brisbane - Holmes Institute, Brisbane, Australia - is located in the central CBD, only minutes from buses, trains and ferries. The college overlooks the beautiful Brisbane River which flows through the city centre.
South Brisbane Town Hall
Late in the nineteenth century, South Brisbane was a separate borough from (North) Brisbane, and for a time was jockeying for the prime position in commerce, having plenty of both retail and industry. A town hall was constructed in 1891-2 on Vulture St, not far from the Stanley St intersection. Below is a photograph of the town hall from 1948.(Photo: State Library of Queensland and John Oxley Library; #33647) There is interesting history to this building. Built in 1891-2 at a final price of…
Jacaranda the “exam tree” bloom early
Brisbane has turned purple a month earlier than usual this year by its famous Jacaranda Trees that are already blooming. Traditionally, jacarandas bloom in November at a time when university studen…
13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. CXL)
1. A "Sky Ladder" made of Fireworks Igniting as It Drifts into the Sky: On June 15, at the break of dawn, artist Cai Guo-Qiang set off a giant white balloon filled with 6,200 cubic meters of helium. As the orb ascended above Huiyu Island Harbour in Quanzhou, China, it carried with it a 500-meter