OPENING WEEKEND A BELTER AT THE EKKA

The 140th running of the Royal Queensland Show, affectionately known as the Ekka, has gotten off to a roaring start with the opening weekend hosting wall to wall action. The show, presented by RACQ, officially opened its doors on Friday, August 11, with an eager crowd ready to burst through the gates and indulge in […]

GETTING READY FOR 140 YEARS OF EKKA

Can you believe it? The Royal Queensland Show, presented by RACQ, is right around the corner – in fact, there are just over 30 days to go until the ‘Ekka’ opens its doors at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane. Not only will it open, but it will do so for the 140th time – what […]

WILL YOU JOIN ME FOR THE 24 HOUR PROJECT?

If you have been following my page of late, no doubt you have seen me posting about The 24 Hour Project. I am exceptionally proud to be the Brisbane ambassador for the 24 Hour Project 2017, which on the 1st of April will bring together photographers – both amateur and professional – across the world […]

Sydney Beckons For Team Bray Racing

Following the competitive debut of the new-look Gulf Western Oil Team Bray outfit at Willowbank Raceway, Victor and Ben Bray are now hustling to get ready to head to Sydney Dragway for next weekend’s Santo’s Summer Thunder event (21 January). The Gulf Western Oil-supported team first hit the track on Wednesday, January 4 for the […]

WATT A NIGHT!

Dave Watt a 16-year international Speedway professional is currently in Australia racing as he prepares to head back to Europe – where he has spent the majority of his racing career – for the 2017 season with new team, the Rye House Rockets. Born in Townsville and raised in Bracken Ridge, Watt wasted no time […]

NEW-LOOK NONNA’S DELIVERING DELIGHTS

I was one of a lucky contingent treated to the official relaunch of Nonna’s Restaurant on the northern Gold Coast this week, and what a treat. Opened in May of 2005, the restaurant is a Harbour Town staple but recently underwent a $1 million renovation under the watchful eyes of brothers (and owners) Sacha, Ben […]

SKY-HIGH SIGHTS FOR FINAL DAY OF CANON COLLECTIVE FESTIVAL

It was another early start for the third and final day of the Canon Collective Photographic Festival, and yet again, it was more than worth it! This time, we were in for a real treat with the Lake Amadeus Aerial Landscape Photography activity. The Canon Collective really pulled out all of the stops with this […]

THE WONDERS OF ULURU

The Canon Collective have truly outdone themselves this time, with their Photographic Festival at Ayres Rock. Today’s blog is just part one of a three-part series regarding this Festival, and such is the level to which the Canon Collective delivered over the three days – to do the experience justice, just one post was never […]

GARDEN PARTY FUN AT JUPITERS CASINO

Aren’t I the lucky one? I was invited to what was billed as a stylish lunchtime banquet yesterday at Jupiter Hotel & Casino’s newest foodie oasis – the Garden Kitchen & Bar – and it turns out, that description was more than apt! The new venue forms part of a $345 million transformation at Jupiter’s […]

RIDING INTO THE SUNSET

It’s been another huge day at the RNA Showgrounds for me, taking in as much of the Ekka as I possibly can. Today’s trip was all about soaking up all the wonder of sideshow alley and the family fun of the Outdoor Children’s Carnival by day. If I told you about all of the rides […]