Often the members are lone female travellers, and there are boundless stories of new friendships and wonderful support for members in trouble through health or accident issues.
I marvelled at the grounds of Queensland University, tucked in a curve of the Brisbane River, on gloriously kept grounds. I must go back and spend some time exploring the stunning campus.
Clearly there was a big graduation ceremony on yesterday as quite a few students in gown and cap headed towards the main buildings. Parking was at a premium but I was easily able to find a park near the Women's College.
I found a stand of bamboo on the river bank - actually came away with a view that western suburbs residents grow a lot more bamboo than eastern suburbs residents.
|Bamboo growing by the river.|