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"NO MORTGAGE, NO MOWING" - The Grey Nomad Journeys of Keith and Frances Thompson

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Toowoomba Lookouts – Picnic Point

October 2020 Picnic Point is the most well know of the lookouts around Toowoomba being on the edge of the residential area and overlooking the climb up the Toowoomba Range (main image). It has extensive picnic and playground areas and a cafe/restaurant/bar with views...

Satellite TV – Part 3 – Making It Work

  Setting Up: Please bear with me if some of this sounds too simplified but for some of you it will be helpful, there is no shame in learning something!“It works anywhere..” Often said by users in response to questions on Facebook; not quite true I am afraid and...

Toowoomba Lookouts – Gus Beutel Lookout

  September 2020 Situated on the very tip of Ravensbourne National Park the Gus Beutel lookout gives sweeping views over the Lockyer Valley and on a clear day to the East as far as Mt Cootha rising above Brisbane. Adjacent to the Lookout is a short (800m) loop...

Satellite TV – Part 5 – Troubleshooting

VAST Basics: The starting point to troubleshooting getting your VAST system working is to determine if the problem relates to aligning the dish or an issue with the decoder and cabling. Aligning the dish has NOTHING to do with the decoder; you don't even need a...
Cowra War Cemeteries

Cowra War Cemeteries

  Top: Part of the Japanese War Cemetery July 20, 2020 Following the Cowra breakout the 231 Japanese and 4 Australian...

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Cowra Sculpture Park

Cowra Sculpture Park

  July 20, 2020 Just outside the Japanese Gardens is this interesting area which combines the Cowra Peace Pathway with...

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Cowra POW Camp

Cowra POW Camp

Top: The replica Guard Tower marks the parking area and the start of the walking trail around the site. July 17, 2020...

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Yass and Cowra

Yass and Cowra

Above: Yass RV Stop alongside the Lachlan River July 14-15 2020 Finally we left the coast and for the first time since...

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Lake Conjola

Lake Conjola

  Top: Wallabies grazing around the streets and cottages are a common sight, July 11-14, 2020 We had been invited...

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