Buddha’s birthday….belated!

Went out to Buddha’s birthday at Southbank, Brisbane a couple of weeks ago. Couldn’t show the pics cause the computer had died, so here’s a few photos now….lots of food stalls, curious collections of statues, many altars for different purposes, and some blow up monks and Buddha!….something for everyone. It seemed to be a day enjoyed by many from various asian buddhist communities, and anyone else who went along.

Northern Rivers holiday pics

Loved our brief holiday to the Northern Rivers, NSW…took some beautiful snaps…If you get a chance to go there you’ll love its scenic beauty. Rainforests, national parks, the best beaches, markets, villages and of course Byron Bay are the outstanding features of the area. There’s lots to do and see. It’s definitely a wonderful place for Shinrin-yoku, Japanese for “forest bathing”, and you’ll also catch some good waves off the beaches. Mt Warning (Wollumbin) is the main mountain attraction in the area, and is the remnant plug of a massive volcano that exploded millennia ago leaving a huge caldera up into Queensland and as far south as┬áBallina.

Our favourite things are walking to Protestors and Minyon Falls, and visiting the Crystal Castle near Mullumbimby.

Am excited about using some of these pics as a basis for future artworks. Some of our best pics are here for you in a slideshow.

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