Launch of Sky Climb @ Sky Zone MacGregor

  Where? 544 Kessels Rd, MacGregor Sky Climb at MacGregor Sky Zone is now open, and we were lucky to be among the first to experience it. It was certainly a challenge, but heaps of fun and very rewarding. Assisted by the incredible friendly and supportive team (the “Climb Ministers”), we tested out the thirteen... Continue Reading →

WS Workshop

Where? 9 Hynes Street, Fortitude Valley During one of Brisbane's few wintry days of this year, I was drawn into WS Workshop by a warm handshake from manager Lachlan and the enticing smell of WSw001. The unisex fragrance blends cedar, sandalwood and Brazilian rosewood, and is one of the business' "life essentials"- a range of... Continue Reading →

Supanova Pop Culture Expo – Gold Coast

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending my first Supanova, a multi-day pop culture convention that comes annually to Brisbane and the Gold Coast (as well as Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide & Perth). It brings together international film and television stars, artists and authors with the people who love them and their work.While we chose... Continue Reading →

Sunnybank $2 Food Trail – summer edition

I spent yesterday afternoon at the Sunnybank $2 Food Trail - it was my first time attending the event and, actually, my first time visiting Sunnybank at all. Open to the public from 2pm-8pm with $2 mini-meals from over 35 retailers, live music and other entertainment, I was surprised I'd never been before. I think... Continue Reading →

Valley Fiesta 2014

Where? Brunswick Street Mall & Chinatown Mall, Fortitude ValleyWhen? Weekend-long program, annually I braved the rainy weather and cold wind on Saturday and had a pretty rad time indeed at the Valley Fiesta. From dashing between tents at the markets to avoid being rained on, to being up against the barrier for the headline acts, it was... Continue Reading →

The Ekka (Royal Queensland Show)

Where?RNA Showgrounds, Bowen HillsWhen?Runs for ten days annually This is only my second year as a Brisbanite, so 2014 was my second Ekka experience. I can't say there were any major breakthroughs (and the novelty had worn off enough for me to realise how much I was forking over) but places like this have their... Continue Reading →

Night Noodle Markets

Where?Cultural Forecourt, South BankWhen?July 2014, as part of Good Food MonthBrisbane's inaugural Night Noodle Markets were a huge success, drawing over 160,000 visitors over 10 nights. 22 stalls dished up Asian street food from late afternoon into the evening, and hordes of people queued up to sample the fare.My own visit, on a Saturday night,... Continue Reading →

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