A VERY long weekend … lounging around!

When you live in Australia and your friend in London says she’s having a girls’ weekend in Paris to celebrate a “significant birthday”, you know it’s too far to go for just a weekend.

And so I decided to go for 7 weeks, starting with 5 nights in Paris and accompanied only by our travelling toy, Cassie the Cassowary, who will feature in some photos.


A farewell drink at Brisbane International Airport. We may have had more than one.

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I’m back

Yes, I’ve been out of the blogosphere for quite a while.

But, after a family emergency (all good now) and my latest holiday, I’m ready to get back into it.

So stay tuned as I start to write up the adventure of a weekend that lasted 7 weeks.


SILO #4 – Major Leagues, Grace Turner and Sacred Blue

Bec's adventures in music

11 January 2019 – The Foundry

The guys from Grain are getting very good at selected great acts for a great night out – Against the Grain festival was an eclectic line up of established and up and coming bands and their SILO nights are using the same formula.

The 4th instalment of the SILO nights grouped the very welcome return of Major Leagues with Grace Turner and Sacred Blue.

Sacred Blue have just released new music to the world (Spring – check it out on their Bandcamp). Their music is beautiful ambient shoegaze style and this was a great start to the night.

Sacred Blue – Grain SILO #4 – Photo Bec Harbour

Grace Turner and her band are one of the hardest working acts around (or are at least stretching themselves thin) as they took off after their slot to play Grow Your Own festival. From…

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Iconic Brisbane … Tick Tock, what a clock

40 years ago, when I last visited, you could walk in any time. Charles, the lift operator, would take you to the top and you could stay as long as you liked. We tried to be there at midday to get maximum impact of the bells. Charles even used to let us out inside the clock faces and to walk around the dusty archives. We felt very special.

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