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Sep 29, 2012 - Mapleton

Lilyponds Holiday Park at Mapleton – what a backwards place! We were initially pleased to get the booking as I had phoned about 12 places with no luck. It is not only school holidays, but also the (2nd) Queen’s Birthday weekend. We already had a booking at the Beerwah Caravan Park but when we got there, we found it was behind some sheds at Gowinta Farms (a strawberry farm) where their workers lived in dongas. It was dry, dusty and dirty and there were fields of dead strawberries everywhere - a scarey place. We did a quick u-ie and...

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Jan 1, 2010 - Happy New Year

Happy New Year!! So how did you farewell the old and welcome the new? We are not the greatest party goers so we had a very quiet one (as we usually do). We were going to go down to Mooloolaba where there were festivities and fireworks but ended up staying at home with a nice glass of wine and a movie. Slept through the changing of the years and awoke to 2010. Bella (the cat we are looking after) obviously decided the new year was the time to turn over a new leaf as she came out of hiding from under the bed and is allowing us to pat and...

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