Stanthorpe

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In November of last year Mrs Bob and I went to Binna Burra Lodge for the weekend, just to chill out. There is no doubt, it is a great place to do that, the views are just spectacular. If you look closely, you can see the Gold Coast in the distance… It is also a [...]

Stanthorpe

Part of the fun of moving to a different country is in exploring your new surroundings. Venture away from any one of our major cities and you will soon find yourself in a countryside littered with small towns. Easily the smallest town I’ve ever stayed in was Kunghur; if ever a place could be described [...]

snow

On Wednesday we had a look at Brisbane’s so-called ‘cold snap’ in my post called It’s My Traditional Winter versus Summer Weather Battle. As you will have seen, it wasn’t really that cold at all in my home city, but elsewhere around Australia it has been cold. Jolly cold. Snow in Australia Three years ago [...]