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~~Under the Jacaranda | Brisbane, Queensland, Australia by noompty~~

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 - Aussie term for the man that emptied the outside toilets!

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.

Everyone will love this......Festival Hall in 1970's - saw so many bands here (still have the ticket stubs!) A classic Brissie icon that we all knew & loved!! :-)

Everyone will love this......Festival Hall in 1970's - saw so many bands here (still have the ticket stubs!) A classic Brissie icon that we all knew & loved!! :-)

Matilda the winking kangaroo. Brisbane Commonwealth Games 1982.

Matilda the winking kangaroo. Brisbane Commonwealth Games 1982.

ANZAC Memorial #Brisbane #brisbanecity #anzac  This fabulous memorial is on my 8 minute walk from Spring Hill Central Apartments to the CBD

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.

Your Brisbane: Past and Present: South Brisbane Town Hall

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 trees are blooming all over San Diego right now. The color looks almost fake. I love them.

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…

Cloudland Ballroom Brisbane (17) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Cloudland Ballroom Brisbane (17)

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1954 Brisbane Tram, Brisbane Tramway Museum, Australia

1954 Brisbane Tram

Brisbane tram FM 531 and sister bracket a classic Holden FX taxi in 1954

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

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

Anzac Square 1931

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