Category Archives: walking

Early History of Christmas Bells

How popular were Christmas Bells in the 1920’s This newspaper article in 1928 gives us some insight about this unique flower which grew on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast Christmas Bells – Blandfordia grandiflora   This photo is a lovely old photograph taken in Caloundra at Everton, the Green family in 1920 enjoying the… Continue Reading

Elanora Urban Walk

We start this walk at the bottom of Palm Beach Avenue. This urban walk isn’t going to take you to some abandoned building or old historic church with tales from the past. No this is a walk through a local suburb but not just any old walk a vista walk. Indeed a couple of the… Continue Reading

Leave your camera behind

Are you really in the moment when looking at that beautiful view? From time to time when I walk I don’t take a camera and the reason is I sometimes feel I’m missing something. I cease to enjoy the walk because I’m on the lookout for that moment. Don’t get me wrong I love every… Continue Reading

Take your visitors to Burleigh Headland

First time visiting the Headland                             We all love the beauty of Burleigh Headland National Parkland and we all know how unique it is.   However it’s not till you observe someone from interstate walking the trails for the first time and… Continue Reading

electrical storms

What should you do if you are caught outside in an electrical storm? Summer storms can roll in fast so be prepared There is a lot of talk about preparing your home for summer storms, storing bottles of water and food, making sure the roof is in good repair and securing loose items lying around… Continue Reading

Eddie Kornhauser Recreational Reserve

Eddie Kornhauser Recreational Reserve

This recreational space was named after Eddie Kornhauser, he was a Gold Coast developer that was responsible for building the Paradise Centre, in Surfers Paradise.  Mr Kornhauser was one of many developers that shaped the Gold Coast skyline in the early 1970s. Interactive link to map below At this reserve there is nearly eight kilometres… Continue Reading