"Brisbane" Blogs & Blog Posts

Brown. Paper. BagBrown. Paper. Bag

Sharing the moments that surprise, shock and scare me. A point of view from...

 
Brisbane's Best WalksBrisbane's Best Walks

Great places for walking in Brisbane, Australia.

 
Simona AlbaneseSimona Albanese

A passion for art, culture and travel...photos and information, comments an...

 
Brisbane Daily PhotoBrisbane Daily Photo

One photo per day from the capital of Queensland, Australia.

 


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My goal years ago was to travel on every long, luxury rail trip in the world. And to write each experience up in this blog, achieved so far for Australia, Canada, USA, Japan, Southern China, Singapore, India, Spain, France and Britain.Since then, I r...

The Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881–1931) was initially believed to be too tall and not athletic enough to succeed at ballet, yet still graduated from the Imperial Theatre School in St Petersburg in 1899. In 1906 she was promoted to prima ball...

Frances Vida Lahey (1882-1968) studied painting at the Brisbane Technical College. In her early 20s (1905–09), she travelled south to Melbourne and studied at the National Gallery School with Bernard Hall. It was conventional training for a young A...

Three men believed that aviation could benefit the outback commun­ities of rural Queensland. They were Hudson Fysh (1895-1974), Paul McGinness (1896-1952) and Fergus McMaster (1879-1950). Based on their air force experience in WW1, McGinne...

Just getting up close to Bruce Springsteen would be enough for many fans, but this kid got to play alongside him and scored a few guitar tips too. The Boss is on tour in Australia, where he played in Brisbane on Thursday. In between songs, he invited...

If you're superstitious about the awfulness of 2016 (see Bowie, Prince, Cohen and Trump), one Australian state's end-of-days weather over the weekend will only seem appropriate. Saturday evening brought a spectacular clash of red sunset skies and spi...

When a hit and run driver crashed into a takeout restaurant in Australia in the wee hours, Daniel McConnell proved that he is the hero that the Brisbane suburbs deserve. Daniel McConnell said he was lying in bed at home in the Brisbane suburb of Hen...