Market Special: Jan Powers Farmers Market, Brisbane

What: Jan Powers Farmers Markets are a number of open air farmers markets located around Brisbane. With four locations (Queen St, Powerhouse, Manly and Mitchelton), you can find quality produce and “the most interesting food and plants, kitchen goods and wine, breads, meat, fish and fowl under the sun” at affordable price. Where: Powerhouse Location:…

Cheap Thrills in the Sunshine State

With the cost of living rising, it is getting increasingly difficult for most to go on holidays or have weekends without spending a lot of money. I went to Brisbane last weekend to spend the long weekend with my friend Kylie, who had recently moved back to the Sunshine State after a few years in…

Lady Lamington

 I moved to Sydney two years ago after having lived in Queensland for 8½ years: about 2½ years on the Gold Coast and six years in Brisbane. The move to the Sunshine State was not necessarily planned. After I finished my degree in Melbourne, I applied for a Masters degree at two universities- one Sydney…