Brisbane Ekka


I know it was only a couple of weeks ago I reprinted my Australia and New Zealand magazine article about supermarkets in Australia, but I am running a little behind. I like to put these reprints online about a month after they’ve appeared in the magazine, so I’m running behind because this one appeared in [...]


What is a Show Day holiday? Good question. Well, today, here in Brisbane, it’s been “People’s Day”. I won’t tell you what People’s Day is because, you won’t be surprised to hear, we had People’s Day last year and I explained it all in my post called People’s Day in Brisbane and Everything You Need [...]


Today is People’s Day here in Brisbane. What is People’s Day? You may well ask, because this week was the first I’d ever heard of it. Further investigation suggests to me that the actual title of this day is the “Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland” but I can see how much easier it is [...]


I spent all day at the Ekka on Wednesday. I assume you know what the Ekka is? I took you there a couple of years ago and we had a chairlift ride, surely you remember? No? I didn’t go last year, but I did write about it explaining that there was so much to do [...]

Ekka Showbags

This morning, around the inner city and beyond, traffic was nose to tail. Yes, it’s that time of year again, the Ekka is here! Last year we visited the Ekka for the first time and we went on rides, bought showbags and generally wandered about. I made two posts about this event at the time, [...]