Historic Toowoomba – the Influence of Ancestry in the Business Sector

A hint about some Toowoomba ancestry One of the pleasures of travelling to new places is the opportunity to dig into some local history and one of the best sources are the historic buildings that have been preserved and sometimes even repurposed. Historic buildings are not just preserved because they look grand and stately but … Continue reading Historic Toowoomba – the Influence of Ancestry in the Business Sector

Travelling the World Piece by Piece: Day 8 – England and Wrap Up

Cottage, England Today is our final location in our whirlwind tour of the world, travelling by puzzle, and these two sites are a little ambiguous. Labelled simply as “English Cottage,” I am not sure of their exact location, except that they are somewhere in England. Very helpful indeed. It is interesting to reflect on how … Continue reading Travelling the World Piece by Piece: Day 8 – England and Wrap Up

Historic Toowoomba – Heritage Churches in the City Centre

Not something we'd ever see in Toowoomba! It is not surprising to find old churches regularly listed on historical walks. With their gothic arches, steep roofs and stained glass windows they are incredibly beautiful buildings and even when they are no longer being used as a worship centre, they can make interesting homes, galleries and … Continue reading Historic Toowoomba – Heritage Churches in the City Centre