Tag Archives: Coffee

Brisbane Bicentennial Bikeway Coffee & Juice Bar

Long black coffee and my singlespeed at the Bikeway Coffee & Juice Bar

This morning I took one of my singlespeed bikes out to enjoy the Brisbane River Loop. I stopped at the Bikeway Coffee & Juice Bar to get a mid-ride caffeine fix and sample their coffee brew. Bikeway Coffee & Juice Bar is located at the northern end of the Go Between Bridge along the Bicentennial Bikeway, under the western side of the Coronation Drive overpass. The Bikeway Coffee & Juice Bar is inmore »

Bicentennial Bikeway coffee, juice and community kiosks

Bicentennial Bikeway coffee booth

I have been watching these being built over the last few weeks — Bicentennial Bikeway coffee, juice and community booths — the Bikeway Coffee Juice Bar — just under the end of the Go Between Bridge on Coronation Drive, just a few minutes ride outside the Brisbane CBD. While perhaps not a full service café or coffee shop, they are likely to become a popular stop for cycle commuters and sport and fitness bicyclemore »

How to make great coffee

Making great coffee is easy with a fresh coffee beans, a grinder and plunger. You do not need a $1,000 espresso maker. My definition of great coffee is a full, flavoursome brew that has some body to it. Great coffee is not bitter, needing several teaspoons of sugar just to make it drinkable! Things you will need: kettle (duh!) fresh coffee beans — your choice coffee grinder — I use a Sunbeam coffeemore »

Visiting Launceston, Tasmania and Bridgestowe Estate Lavender Farm — photo

After settling in to our accommodation, we went for a walk around the Launceston CBD, including The Quadrant and The Mall. My three year old and six year old easily managed a leisurely stroll around the CBD — Launceston is a small city. A recurring theme in Tasmania is the lack of children’s play equipment in parks. There was a play ground in Queens Park and a few swings in another park, but apartmore »