fishing shack

Fishing shack turned beach-side stunner

IT'S HARD to imagine the stunning beach-side home of Keith and Daphne Buhr in Hervey Bay was ever a little fishing shack (pictured below). The original owner, if still alive, would never recognise his former cottage. Even a subdivision…
Woodstock

Manors on the Mary - Woodstock House

NESTLED under towering Norfolk and Bunya pine trees on the banks of the Mary River is a significant piece of Maryborough’s history. Woodstock, the 160-year-old home now belonging to Maryborough businessman Rollo Nicholson, does not stand…
Ilfracombe

Manors on the Mary - Ilfracombe

A CURTAIN has drawn on the Hyne family's ownership of Ilfracombe, one of Maryborough's most prestigious  historic riverside homes. After almost 80 years  in the Hyne family, the chamferboard timber home now has a new…

Blueberry & White Chocolate Muffins

ONE OF life’s greatest pleasures is to relax in the garden, with a cup of coffee and a good book.  To add an extra element of indulgence, I love to whip up a batch of these family favourites - my Blueberry and White Chocolate Muffins.  Either…

Work from home - live the dream

BEING your own boss.  It’s a dream that most of us have - shrugging off the shackles of the daily grind and work from home.  And the good news is, anyone can do it!  I know, because I did it … and if I can do it, so can you.For me, the…

Lure Noisy Miners with fruit and nectar

ONE OF the joys of living on the Fraser Coast is being able to work in and around the garden pretty well 12 months of the year and be able to study and enjoy the multitude of wildlife and birds on offer, such as the Noisy Miners.The simple selection…

OMG! My computer crashed!

By Julie-Ann BradwynHOW many times have we heard someone say "OMG, my computer crashed and I've lost everything"? Any number of reasons can be the cause – from hardware failure to a power surge, virus the cat knocking the laptop off the…

Say 'I Love You' With a Chocolate Sapote

By Julie-Ann Bradwyn, 05/02/12IT IS so frustrating how everything goes up around Valentines Day, with roses tripling or quadrupling in price. How then, do you find a way of showing your appreciation of a loved one without being caught up…