Shake, Rattle and Rolling Stock

The Mary Valley Rattler is a heritage steam train experience that has long been on my wish list of things to do in south-east Queensland.

On our week away at Rainbow Beach, our daughter had one day of Uni which she was able to do online in our holiday house. This turned out to be a Wednesday, which worked in perfectly for the rest of us to head to historic Gympie station for the 3 hour trip to Amamoor and return.

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Scattered Memories

I’ve been particularly slack and have posted very little in the last year, so time for some catch up.

Last October we were supposed to take our grandkids to Fiji. Well, we all know what happened to international travel, don’t we?

Instead, we spent a week at Rainbow Beach. While we were there we’d also arranged to scatter Dad’s ashes in the same spot where Mum’s had been scattered 6 years earlier.

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The Lighthouse of Tragedy

Oooh look, I’m still here. 
 
And what I have been doing? Well, amongst not may other things, a friend and I have started a Facebook group for Cemeteries and Memorials From Around the World. Here’s a sample of a post from the group.
 
Bustard Head Lighthouse is unofficially known as The Lighthouse of Tragedy, and has its own little cemetery.
There are 2 unmarked graves in the cemetery. Both are daughters of one of the lighthouse keepers but it isn’t known which is which.

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Telemovie Review … Aurora Teagarden Mysteries

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This is a series of typically twee and light telemovies. It is set in an impossibly beautiful town filled with beautiful people who never seem to have to do any real work and who can solve murders more effectively than the police..

The stories centre around Aurora Teagarden and the members of the Real Murder Club, who re-investigate old murders but also manage to find themselves in the middle of multiple murder mysteries.

Just my thing for light, brain-in-neutral, weekend viewing.