Cute Cottage Café — at QCWA Yungaburra

QCWA Yungaburra set up their quaint cottage as a Cafe for their famous morning teas during the the famous or infamous Yungaburra Markets.  Each 4th Saturday of the month from 8am to 12noon, Yungaburra market goers know where they can sit back, relax, eat and socialise. The two most popular of the homemade goodies QCWA…

Caring, Café & Cottages

Time for some health and wellbeing pampering. I took myself to a quaint Café in the little village of Yungaburra, up on the Atherton Tablelands. I was overdue for some special ‘caring’ me time. I hadn’t been in this little Café before, but it felt  delightful: the glistening white crockery against the mat timber table;…

Get in the Groove at ‘That Retro Cafe’

Funky, groovy, swell, radical and wicked are just a few words that come to mind when I track back through my youth for words which capture the ‘Retro’ era. Stepping into ‘That Retro Cafe’ was like slipping through a vortex. It had me spiralling towards my recollections of the 1970s and 80s, faster than a speeding bullet.…

Mad Hatterz Café

What a quaint, quirky experience. Everything appeared topsy turvy at the Mad Hatterz Café, in Yungaburra; only 40min up the Gillies’ Range from Cairns. We enjoyed a lunch with a difference. Hats of all sorts were all about on each chair. Those who dined for lunch donned a mad hat; of sorts. We heard giggling and squealing echoing…

Afghanistan Avenue of Honour

Whenever I have walked down the Avenue of Honour, honouring the fallen, I feel this incredible heaviness. I’m not sure if it’s because as a mother with a son, who is alive and well, I feel such sadness at the loss these families have had to endure, and continue to endure.  I brought him to…