Queensland Boulder Opal: What makes it so special?
Queensland Boulder Opal is treasured throughout the world because people love its unique beauty and deep colouration. As the name ‘Boulder’ suggests, the colourful opal forms inside…
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Exchange your vows with a sand ceremony Imagine exchanging your vows in sand, billions of years old and rock solid.
You can. A sand ceremony symbolises unity and is a popular choice for weddings as couples start their new journey together. Rock-solid?…
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What do the cemetery symbols and emblems mean?
Have you ever wondered about the symbols and emblems found on headstones and monuments at the cemetery? If you grew up in a religious family, there were no doubt some symbols that appeared frequently. For…
What's with the pissoir in Clochemerle?
When I was a boy, I think my mother had a problem with toilets. Not the functions but the architecture. Mum was quite “distressed” by the outhouse, which was situated some 10 metres from the house,…
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Mortuary chapel, the nucleus of M'boro Cemetery
Have you ever been to the Maryborough Cemetery; the Monumental Cemetery, south of Walker St? Of course, you have! However, if you have visitors and you’re looking for something interesting…
Who was Francis Stanley?
Francis Drummond Greville Stanley. That’s a name to conjure. “Who was he?”, many of you may ask and yet you will all know his work. Francis Stanley was born in Edinburgh in 1839 and came to Queensland in…
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Crocodiles were prehistoric but they're not dinosaurs
Crocodiles are in the news again, for all the wrong reasons. They are reptiles like lizards, turtles and snakes and they have a very ancient lineage. Crocodiles belong to the clade…
What's the deal with so many pineapple motifs?
Have you ever wondered why pineapple motifs are a recurring theme? I have. It seems like pineapple motifs are everywhere. They're on shirts, pineapple art, jewellery and ornaments to name just…
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Toogoom RSL opens restored Vietnam shed
A shed destined for the Vietnam war is now basking in the Queensland sun after 45 years in storage at the Wallangarra Army base on the New South Wales border. The shed that was to be used as a soldiers'…
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Backyard birds: Noisy Miners
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…
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