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    My Ekka experience

    Ekka, the shortened name for ‘exhibition’, began in 1876 when 17,000 people out of a total Brisbane population of 22,000 attended the show. This was the first time when the show was organised to celebrate Queensland culture and provide a unique opportunity for the urban and country residents to come together. Surprisingly, since then the show has been organised every year except 1919 when the influenza epidemic hit the city and 1942 when the showgrounds were used by troops participating in the war.

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    17 summer travel essentials

    The winter break is a great time to travel! Like my fellow blogger, Elizabeth, I also went on an overseas holiday during the winter break. (Click here to read Elizabeth’s travel…