River Cruise Surfers Paradise

http://www.surfersparadiserivercruises.com.au/ I walked to the Mall at Surfers Paradise, and in the centre was a tour booth. Chatted to the lady manning the booth but I had done most of the tours as I visit Surfers whenever I want to enjoy the beaches and the places here. Looking at prices, this one seemed good value […]

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Surfers Paradise Morning Walk

The mornings are beautiful at Surfers Paradise. The light starts very early because its mid summer, and from 5am or even earlier, you can see the Keen exercising people on the beach, and the Life Guard setting up his vehicle and Life Guard area with flags for the safe swimming area. The morning slowly awakens […]

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A Real Murder Story…

The Mayne Inheritance Rosamond Siemon’s “The Mayne Inheritance” tells a fascinating tale of dark deeds in Brisbane’s early European past. The story is about the family of Patrick Mayne, a Catholic Irishman and one of the city’s early fathers. According to Siemon, the eventually wealthy Mayne made a deathbed confession to a murder […]

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Nepal..Kamundu Computer Project

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Namaste dear Friends, and blessings from Kathmandu.
I am writing this to let You know of the wonderful success of the laptop project we began 2 years ago.
Great thanks to all of You who have contributed to the project.
For me it is a dream come true.
So, I arrived in Nepal over 1 month ago and transported the 2 laptops(all that I am officially allowed by Nepalese Customs) up to Dhunche near the Tibet border.  I also brought 21 USB drives and 5 mouse.
The school was very pleased.  I began teaching the teachers and they were quick to appreciate advantages of using the laptops.  We were also blessed because a teacher from Singapore, Jenny, is resident at the school and she had brought projectors and 3 donated old laptops.  I converted these also to Lubuntu and the educational software, so now we have 5 usable laptops.
Also…

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Toowoomba Flower Festival 2014

Flowers in the Gardens in Toowoomba

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15799_10152424388947695_5291636334448781255_n Home Garden in full Bloom

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Sandy Beach Russell Island

Sandy Beach Russell island….

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Sandy Beach Russell Island

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Locals need somewhere to drive their cars so everyone drives to the other end of Russell island, a distance of 6 kms, to Sandy Beach. It is a beautiful spot, a sandy beach, inhabited by many sand crabs, who leave their droppings on the sand at low tide. It is also a great fishing place, and in season, the months with an ‘r’ in it, a great crabbing spot where huge mud crabs lurk in corners and deep in the water.

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There is a barbecue area with free electric barbecues and covered picnic tables, with a playground for children, a walking park for dogs, and toilets and a cold outdoor shower, with plenty of fresh water. The Lions Club has created a free camping park here to attract sailors and canoeists to overnight on the grass beside the boat ramp. The best part is, that if…

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