Brisbane 2011

Brisbane Day 3

Monday 3rd October Day three in Brisbane, and it was time to get to the whole point of the trip: to visit my Dad's memorial bench at the University of Queensland. After waiting for my Uncle Frank (Dad's last remaining sibling) to arrive (his bus was delayed), we headed down Adelaide Street to find the 109 -- not the 109 tram I'm more familiar with, but the 109 bus to UQ's St Lucia campus.

Brisbane 2011, Friends and loved ones

The memorial bench

At the University of Queensland this week, they installed a park bench, a memorial to my father, who studied there and was editor of the student magazine Sempor Floreat sixty years ago this year. I'm told it's beside the lake (obviously) next to College Road, close to the intersection with Staff House Road. Judging from the pics, I reckon Dad would have liked the spot, though I b