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Queensland Week RACQ Big BBQ

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On May 29 to June 6, 2010, Queensland celebrates Queensland Week, the anniversary of their official separation from New South Wales as a colony. And on Sunday, June 6, 2010, they celebrate Queensland Day with the Queensland Week RACQ Big BBQ, a family day out at Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane, from 10:30am to 3:30pm.


It was a beautiful Sunday to spend at the park and though most of the activities were aimed at families with kids, Jason and I still enjoyed chilling out at the park, checking out the gardens, fountains and sunning ourselves on the grass. There was supposed to be a free BBQ but we never found it but that was alright since they had more food stalls to entice my ever hungry stomach. I most definitely enjoyed the churros dipped in dulce leche. Yum! I wish I remembered to take a photo of that yummy little number.

Her bubbles call out to me.

The bubbles beckon me to come closer.

Oh sweet day, surround me with bubbles!

They had all kinds of activities for everyone, even circus workshops and drumming.

Fern Gully was a good movie. They made it into 3D and called it Avatar, that was good too.

We decided to have a walk and explore the rest of the park.

Jason took a moment to take in the park’s natural beauty. That or he blinked when I took the photo.

I thought it was very courteous of the park to provide poop bags for the good citizens of Brisbane.

Oh hello, I spotted my first whale!

And got up close and personal.

It was a pretty exhausting day spent under the glorious sun.

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A Peek at Our Workstation

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Here’s a little peek at our current workstation. Lucky for us, our furnished flat came with twin desks which easily lets us both work comfortably on our own and when we want to watch a show or movie, we just turn the monitor to the love seat.

We definitely miss our setup back in Toronto (4 sexy widescreen monitors all in a row) but bringing over our rigs would have been too costly. One idea was to ship a computer via courier to our hotel but the estimate was too much . We even thought about packing it up and bringing it with us on the flight instead, but the extra cost, inconvenience of lugging a massive box with us to the airport and mistrust of our luggage being handled with care just didn’t fly.

So for now, this is where most of the magic happens. Please disregard my current addiction with Facebook’s Cafe World.

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