ANZAC Day in Brisbane

This year is the 100th anniversary of the first ANZAC Day which falls on 25th April - commemorations of the fallen heroes of Australia and New Zealand during the First World War. These days ANZAC Day actually commemorates all Australians killed in all military operations. Last year I attended the ceremonies of the 100th anniversary of the... Read more »
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  • Tweed Valley

    The Tweed Valley

    Over the Easter break, we went away for few days. Usually, we go somewhere close to the beach, but, this time, we decided to stay a little bit inland and we found a nice place at Bilambil just across the Queensland and New South Wales border, about 100 kilometres south of Brisbane. The great Tweed Volcano Mount... Read more »
  • Brisbane Heritage

    Last week’s photos – 4 April

    Last week on my Instagram profile @everywherehistory I shared more photos of Brisbane heritage. The first photo was from my walk at West End when I was exploring industrial part of the suburb. Followed with a photo of Kangaroo Point Cliffs with Naval Stores and St Mary's Anglican Church, you can read about them on this blog. There... Read more »
  • Last week’s photos – 28 March

    I thought I would start posting a weekly summary of photos I published on my instagram profile @everywherehistory since not everyone is on this platform. I will share my findings with you here. Last week's photos were predominantly of buildings at the southside of Brisbane + some photos from the weekend away at northern New... Read more »
  • What I’ve learnt about Stephens area at the conference

    As I mentioned in my previous post, on last Saturday of February Annerley-Stephens History Group in conjunction with the Royal Historical Society of Queensland organised the "Stories of Stephens Conference", The Stephens Division was established on 16 Oct 1886 from parts of the then existing Yeerongpilly Division. Stephens Division – created on request of inhabitants – was separated... Read more »
  • Stephens Shire

    This Saturday Annerley-Stephens History Group is organising the conference on the history of Stephens Shire. I thought I would write few words about the locality. Below is also a short note from the organisers explaining what to expect on a day. Annerley-Stephens History Group Inc in conjunction with The Royal Historical Society of Queensland - STORIES... Read more »
  • Naval Stores at Kangaroo Point

    In my previous post, I wrote about St Mary's Anglican Church on top of Kangaroo Point Cliffs. It was a naval chapel in Queensland and was once connected by stairs with the Naval Stores below the quarry face. Kangaroo Point Boardwalk is a very popular place for people who like sports like cycling, running, walking, climbing or just relaxing... Read more »
  • St Mary’s Anglican Church – the church with a view

    When we lived at Kangaroo Point once in a while we would go to the monthly Heavenly Harvest Markets at the top of the cliffs at the St Mary's Anglican Church. Having fresh fruit and vegies in short walking distance was very handy and the beautiful view was a bonus. While being there I didn't hesitate to... Read more »
  • Hornibrook Bridge the first private toll bridge in Queensland

    One of my favourite bike routes in Brisbane is from South Bank to Redcliffe. This relaxing ride is mostly on a bike paths far from car traffic. At the northern end of the ride we go across Bramble Bay through the longest bridge in Australia (at the time of opening in 2010), Ted Smout Memorial Bridge... Read more »
  • Brisbane Jazz Club

    On Sunday the 17th January 2015 we went to the Brisbane Jazz Club for a concert of a very talented Polish jazz singer Anna Maria Jopek. It was a very rare opportunity as not many Polish artists visit Brisbane and it was actually the first time when Anna Maria Jopek came to Australia. We loved the... Read more »
  • Brisbane Open House 2015 – Day 2

    Today I will share with you my second day at Brisbane Open House 2015. I wrote about the event in my previous post here. On Saturday I was volunteering at the Museum of Brisbane and didn’t have much time to explore heritage treasures, so my Sunday list was quite busy. Did you know that the Commissariat Store... Read more »