All tagged Queensland

Suburban dentist, a salt works, and one of Queensland’s most important female novelists

I am thinking of renaming this blog The Rabbit Hole, or, alternatively, ‘Two Degrees of Separation’, because the number of times I start an article with one story and finish with another is amazing. Just down the road from where I live is a suburban dental practice. No surprises there. But what is fascinating is the building in which it is housed. And the fascinating connections made through time and space to one of Queensland’s most important and prodigious female novelists, Mrs Campbell Praed.

Over the fence, in Harrisville

Historic Harrisville, less than one hour's drive south-west of Brisbane, delivers a great day out. And during the month of May there is the added attraction of the annual Open Studios of the Scenic Rim weekends. In Harrisville you can visit talented artist Colleen Gardener's art exhibition at the Gardener Art Studio, housed in an old bank building in the main street. Read on to find out all the details.