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The Regent's Last Picture Show.

The future of the historic Regent Theatre is in limbo as the current lease finishes in mid 2010. Sin... The Regent in Brisbane's Queen Street Mall is a rare thing in the city. It is one of the last exampl...
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Get the low-down on Coffee in Brisbane

A review of a website focusing on the coffee scene in Brisbane.... When coffee moves beyond the idea of a "cup of Joe" in the morning, you find yourself hunting down ...
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A Tourist in My Own City

As promised, I am tackling Brisbane with vigour and enthusiasm.... Yes folks, the post you have all been waiting for, the first update on my escapades in the beautiful...
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What a city, what a lady

Moving to a new place is hard, probably harder when you've lived there before in a completely differ... Settling into a new city can be hard. Really hard. Sure, I've done it a few times before, and the ch...
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Day 5 - Still Alive

Day 5 of The Mammoth, and we're in Portland, taking in the Hawthorne Neighbourhood. There are so man... The heat wave has abated, the rain has started, and I'm feeling at home - it's like Vancouver all ov...
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A North Stradbroke Island Day Trip

Get out of Brisbane and spend a day on North Stradbroke Island. There are some beautiful beaches as ... Believe it or not, North Stradbroke Island is not just for 4WDers and rich people renting houses. It...
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DON'T Ask, Tell or Care

A few thoughts on society.... Obama repealed "don't ask, don't tell" on Friday. The Military Chiefs uniformly said "so what?". T...
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The scarf

I never knew true cold until I came to Korea. With this in mind, I recently decided I would knit my ... The winters in Korea are bitterly cold. It’s so cold your toes throb in your boots. It’s...
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Forget Robots; Give your Love to Dan Mangan

Things that attract me to Dan Mangan: 1. he's from Vancouver; 2. his rugged voice is like a pair o... After touring for three and a half years for his debut album Postcards and Daydreaming, Dan Mangan r...
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The Joke

An adventure in a Queens cemetery with a crazy woman.... There are times when I choose my words carefully but this was not one of those times. I was in a car...
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