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Brisbane Boutique Market

Since 2007, this vibrant market in King George Square has been my go-to for Christmas shopping. Comprised of dozens of local and international artists, crafters, jewelers, metalsmiths, potters and chefs, this market offers the crème de la crème of quality gifts. This year, the 25th...

by Lily on November 26th, 2012
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Crows Nest National Park

After I wrote about Great Sandy, I started to reminisce about other amazing family trips I was lucky enough to go on when I was a kid. My dad had a major penchant for the outdoors, so more often than not, we would head someplace...

by Lily on November 1st, 2012
No Comments  Australia, Australian Outback

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Big Things of Oz

Today I thought I’d address the kitschy side of my fair country. I’ve seen a lot on my many trips by rental car in Australia, but the one landscape feature that never fails to make me smile among dramatic vistas, rugged countryside and iconic landmarks...

by Lily on October 8th, 2012
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St. Kilda vs Greater Western Sydney

This Saturday Zee and I are headed to Melbourne for, sadly my first and last football match of the season! Usually I’m such an ardent fan, but this year I was otherwise occupied at work and play. We aren’t particularly invested in either team, (I’m...

by Lily on August 24th, 2012
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Brisbane Odditoreum

Well, it’s been a quiet couple of weeks since our sojourn to Sydney, but I couldn’t resist saying a word about the offbeat Odditoreum exhibit we ventured out to see at the State Library of Queensland, which is right here in Brisbane. There is always...

by Lily on August 13th, 2012
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Terrain at the Sydney Opera House

So this past weekend, Zee and I had the singular opportunity to see the Bangarra Dance Company perform at the Sydney Opera House. If you have never seen or heard of this troupe of ridiculously talented, unique dancers, you must Youtube them immediately. Formed in...

by Lily on August 1st, 2012
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Rollins and GaGa, Oh My!

I haven’t been up to much lately. We thought after taking all of that time off to go to Kakadu, it would be best to keep the travelling to a minimum. After all, I don’t want to blow our whole England fund! We don’t have...

by Lily on May 4th, 2012
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The Best Easter Week Ever!

So, Zee and I had a lot of time off around Easter. We took off the Friday before, and both of our jobs kindly gave all of their employees Monday off as well! We figured while we were at it, we might as well take...

by Lily on April 18th, 2012
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A Night Out in Brisbane

So, I though that for this blog, I would highlight some of the restaurants, bars and clubs in the Brisbane area. There is literally something for everyone here, whether you like to dance or just want to chill with a cocktail. I guess I will...

by Lily on March 15th, 2012
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Exploring My Own City and Big Plans!

So, obviously I love my country and I love all of my adventures. But… I am saving up for a big trip to the UK! Mum will hopefully be keeping an eye on Jasper and Onyx so Zee and I can go spend a week...

by Lily on February 29th, 2012
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