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BREATHTAKING BUNYA

  AUDIO If you find yourself in Dalby or Kingaroy or need to go from one to the other, take a moment to go off the main Highway, the Bunya highway up route 49 and follow the Bunya signs, The Range is a small very steep set of mountainous ridges forming the Bunya Mountains Nation […]

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Caboolture in Queensland

                    Caboolture In Queensland                                               AUDIO LINK  I have decided to include Caboolture as an episode not because of anything in particular or because of anything amazing. I simply think of the place as has having a commonsense approach to creating an environment for an increasing population, […]

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GLASSHOUSE MOUNTAINS QUEENSLAND

                            The Glasshouse Mountains Queensland              Audio Link              If you were to travel as the crow flies, that is in a more or less straight line in a nor nor easterly direction from Brisbane for about 83 kilometres and stayed below an altitude of […]

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BEAUDESERT TO BOONAH QLD.

BEAUDESERT TO BOONAH QLD.                           AUDIO LINK                        At the southern end of the base of the edifice known as Mt. Tambourine in the Gold Coast hinterland, is the village of Canungra, which has that almost undefinable charm of a place that isn’t quite alpine but ought to be. It sits on the edge of a foothills range […]

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CALOUNDRA MALENY AND THE PLATYPUS

          CALOUNDRA MALENY AND THE PLATYPUS AUDIO LINK I love Caloundra, the little sister of all the Queensland developments, I first visited there decades ago and was taken aback by the lack of glitz of the area.  That has changed a fair bit but there is till a touch of naivety […]

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A GOLDEN TRIANGLE

Where’s Roger?   A GOLDEN TRIANGLE CALOUNDRA MAROOCHYDORE AND BUDERIM This episode of ‘Where’s Roger’ is NOT about drugs or the notorious golden triangle of Asian ill repute. Although I know that this area of Australia has a reputation with a small r, for the cultivation of cannabis. It is a wonderful place to live, […]

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AUTHOR NEEDS HELP WITH WEBSITE

 THE WOOD FOR THE TREES           ‘I can’t see the wood for the trees’, is as you know a well known expression and one which would be a shame to lose from current usage, particularly as it applies now more than ever before. In my own case and I have put it […]

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TEXAS, BONSHAW AND THE DUMERESQUE

AUDIO LINK Moving along from Warwick I head on down the road to Texas, which is just on the Queensland side of the Dumeresq River, the Dumeresq has as it’s tributary the Severn River, the Dumeresque itself flows into the McIntyre to end up in the Darling river system. At one point along the Dumeresq […]

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MANLY, MACHISMO AND THE MURK

AUDIO LINK 1  AUDIO LINK 2 The entrance to Sydney Harbour is flanked by two great sandstone bulwarks that are called somewhat obviously South Head and North Head. South Head is the shorter of the twins and although not as high above the pounding water below is a favourite place for some sad and disturbed […]

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WARWICK AND STANTHORPE

    If you get the opportunity for a weekend away from Brisbane, and want to get in some high altitude fun, no I didn’t say high octane fun, I said high altitude fun go for a drive out west. Have a picnic at Lake Moogerah where there is what I think is an unlikely […]

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