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North Stradbroke Island

Each time I visit Straddie I think to myself “Why have I waited so long to come back to this amazing place?” 

After visiting for a quick overnighter last weekend, I indulgently decided go back a couple of days later.  Two ferry trips to North Stradbroke Island in less than …

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Noosa River

“What’s a special place to which I can take overseas visitors for a memorable adventure?”

While I asked myself the question, several locations flashed through my mind. The Noosa River was near the top of the list.

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Northbrook Gorge

My daughter Laura was visiting from overseas, so I wanted to visit a special and memorable place.  Northbrook gorge seemed like the ideal spot.

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Roslin Glen

For our final full day in Scotland, Laura and Ken took us for a hike through Roslin Glen, a picturesque park south of Edinburgh.

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Mount Gipps

Todays adventure took us up a hidden valley towards the imposing cliffs of the Macpherson Range and the headwaters of Running Creek.

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Banff

We came to Banff to spend some time with Sam.  But we got much more than we expected in this wonderful town.

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Brisbane Glen

Today my cousin Harry kindly offered to take me on a ride through some beautiful Scottish countryside near the birthplace of Thomas Makdougall Brisbane, after whom my home town of Brisbane is named. But there was one major twist to our ride…

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Fire and Ice

While Liz and I spend a couple of weeks exploring Iceland, I decided to take some time to enjoy a few bike rides in this wonderful country.

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