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Cooking School Opens On Mt Tamborine

Next time you are coming up to the mountain you may like to think about increasing your knoweldge of all things culinary Terri Taylor has recently setup a cooking school just around the corner from the escarpment retreat. Her classes include French, Middle Easter, Asian and modern Aus
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The Art Of Nibbling Toes

Whilst I was checking in  a couple in our reception, the lady suddenly went into some kind of seizure. Placing her head on our timber bench and banging her fists, she started screaming and giggling Not really knowing how to react I asked the obvious question and she replied “it&
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A-Z Of Dining On Mt Tamborine

Mount Tamborine has quite a range of wonderful places to eat ….including delicious burgers, a home made pasta restaurant, a Mexican restaurant, exotic Indian restaurants, creative Australian restaurants through to award winning restaurants Here is an extensive list of
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The Creativity Tour

Not sure if it is the pristine air, something in the water  or whether there are other universal forces at work but mountains always seem to attract creative and sometimes eccentric characters to live on them. Mt Tamborine is no exception, being well known for it’s talented and
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50 Years Of Memories

To me there is always something endearing whenever I meet two “twilighters” who are in love….faith eternal. It reinforces my beliefs that there is hope for younger generations and so it was my absolute delight to not only meet Heather and Ian but also to find out tha
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Our Tasty Icon

Now that our patriotic Australia Day celebrations are behind us,  Sam Kekovic isnt on tv promoting lamb, and we are looking for some meat alternatives, this article is all about the contemporary view of one of Australia’s icons ….the aussie kangaroo. Dont worry no need for
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Wildlife Corridor Workshop

Entry is free but bookings are essential: ph 55441283, email scenicrim@wildlife.org.au or leave a message on http://www.facebook.com/Scenic.Rim.Wildlife   Article kindly supplied by Ronda Green, BSc(Hons) PhD, Araucaria Ecotours, Chair Wildlife Tourism Australia, Chair Scenic Rim
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Feature Article Writer Appointed National Wildlife Chairperson

Ronda Green is a regular contributor  on the Escarpment Retreat’s Feature Article  page, posting many interesting nature and wildlife stories for our readers about the wonderful and diverse range of animals that we have on the mountain. One of Ronda’s gifts is that she exp
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Kookaburras a-plenty!

Those avian  icons of the Australian bush, the kookaburras, have lately been very vocal and active on the Mountain   Kookaburras usually breed during spring, finishing in December or January.  I have heard that they will make a second attempt later in summer at breeding if their
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