Friday, June 22, 2012

Fête de la Musique - Brisbane 2012


It's World Music Day (21 June) again!

Fête de la Musique started out in France 1981 and has been celebrated worldwide since..

Brisbane celebrates the festival with more than 450 ctities all over the world
With more than 300 performances, I'm here today at Brisbane CBD Queen Street to catch a few

Dan Acfield
Indie Pop singer-songwriter

Panda and the Bears
Eclectic Misadventure Pop Band
André: Percussion
Declan: Tuba and Trombone
Jake: Trumpet
Matt: Violin
Zander: Ukulele and Vocals
Zinia: Keys and Soprano Sax

Bec Laughton
Soul/Pop Singer

The Captain's Daughters
Folk/Alternative/Pop Band
Meredith Barker - Vocals, Percussion and profound loveliness
Lucinda Johnson - Vocals, Guitar, Glock, Percussion and more loveliness
Lucy Thomas - Vocals, Piano, Percussion, with added loveliness
Nick Lythall - Vocals, Guitar, Glock, Percussion, and general hairiness
Tim Orchard - Vocals, Guitar, Percussion and extreme hairiness

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012


I'm here today at KANGAROO POINT PARK for a photo shoot
Check out the awesome view!

One of the iconic sculpture in the park

The torpedo-shaped core is designed on the calculations of the fibonacci sequence

THE CLIFFS - awesome place to have a cuppa and daydream
(However alike Grill'd, they have WiFi but is not available to customers) 

"Say Cheese!"
I'll be appearing on two magazines this August
one is Local the other is Asia Pacific region
Will let you guys know more details, in time to come..

Thanks to Stefanie, who agreed to let me take a picture of her looking at the cityscapes

WINTER FESTIVAL is back in Brisbane
08 June - 01 July 2012
King George Square
This year the ice did not melt prematurely LOL

You can ice-skate in the rink, enjoy a free cup of Lipton Chai Latte or grab some munchies at the winter food vendors! Pretty cool event, not to be missed.

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Friday, June 15, 2012

Mirimar Cruises + Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

"All aboard, Mirimar II"
Today ambassadors are taking Mirimar II to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Operated for 75 years,
Mirimar Cruises departs from Cultural Centre Pontoon daily at 10AM

Mirimar II is an ultra modern cruise boat complete with onboard catering
Right now, Deckhand Matt is making us breakfast..

Tasty Bacon Egg Cheese Muffin

"Coin soccer" challenge accepted, at the comfortable cafe onboard

Enjoying the Narrated Journey along Brisbane River with Captain Rob

Captain Rob let us have a go at the Cockpit!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Claire (China)!

Lily (Vietnam) watches too much Twilight

Adult $65
Concession $57.50
Children $38
Family $190
(Include round trip cruise and entry to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary)

Arrival at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
708 Jesmond Street
Fig Tree Pocket

Adult $33
Student $24
Family Pass $80

Let me (an Asian) do the mathematics for you
This means, a two-way Mirimar Cruise is..
Adult $32
Student $33.50
Family Pass $110

Sleepy Koalas

Silly Roos

The word "kangaroo" came from the Aboriginal word "gangurru"?
Kangaroos are also adept swimmers, and often flee into waterways if threatened by a predator.

Yiki (Hong Kong) feeding a hungry Kangaroo

Look! There's a Joey in her pouch!

Lily plays with her new pet Emu

Cuddling with Koalas

Like wombats and sloths, the koala has a very low metabolic rate for a mammal and rests motionless for about 16 to 18 hours a day, sleeping most of that time.

King Hussain (Saudi Arabia) displays his paternal instincts

Miniature Horse



Cassowaries are a keystone species of rain forests because they eat fallen fruit whole and distribute seeds across the jungle floor via excrement


James running away from Kim Jong Kook...
NOT.. We were on our way to catch the Animal Shows!

Bird of Prey Flight Show

Sheep Dog Show

Sheep Shearing Show

Yiki poses with the "naked' sheep

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Eve (Thailand) welcomes all back aboard Mirimar II

Oh Captain, my Captain!


Mirimar Cruises
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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