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HI my name is Vicky ...thank you for visiting my page. I live in a country area of Queensland Australia about 80 ks from our capital city Brisbane. My husband is now a member of VT ...you will find his page here...... grump1


Our Home Town

This is our town .. it is a smal country town with a great country feel. The town becomes a hive of business on a Friday when we have street markets. It has a popluation of about 1600 spread over a wide farming area.

Country Markets.

farmers and business people alike come to the markets . The street markets are held every Friday and they sell everything from plants produce and crafts


Goannas are a type of lizard found in various parts of Australia. They can grow to about 2 metres long, and can be aggressive, often making a loud hissing sound. The Perentie Goanna is the largest of the Goannas, and is found in Central Australia. This species eats meat, although Goannas also eat various plantlife.


There is a total of three species of Wombat found around Australia, which live in the northern, eastern and southern areas. These include the Common Wombat, the Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat and the Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat


Dingos are found in various areas across Australia, and unlike domestic dogs doesn’t bark. Instead it makes a howling sound that is very distinctive. Dingoes generally eat mice, rabbits and rats, although can also attack livestock when hungry


The Echidna is a small creature, which belongs to the Monotreme family and has a furry underside with sharp spines on its back. Echidnas live in the dry and hot desertland of Australia, as well as within the cooler climate of the Australian Alps.


Koalas are small bear like creatures who live along the east coast of Australia, with their habitat amongst the famous Eucalyptus trees. However, koalas only like to eat a small percentage of the Eucalyptus trees found around Australia. They have hard black noses, with sharp claws and a thick furry coat and can grow to a weight of about 10kg. Most of their time is spent asleep in the trees, which is the best place to see a koala

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  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2015 at 1:42 AM

    Hey Vicky! Just a pop by on your birthday to say you are still thought of regularly - our day in Chester was such fun and I'm hoping to meet up with Verne in the next few weeks.

  • grump1's Profile Photo
    Feb 5, 2015 at 4:21 AM

    I will be travelling with Vicky's [Tattugrans] ashes and retracing our steps we did nearly 5 years ago and spreading her ashes through out the UK,and Europe during my time over there from 4th june til sept 2nd

  • kymbanm's Profile Photo
    Sep 11, 2014 at 9:15 PM

    Announced by her husband on September 7, 2014: "To all friends, family and followers who have been following Vicky in her ongoing fight with kidney cancer it is with deep regret and a heavy heart to have to inform you all that the battle she had been fighting had made her far too tired to continue the fight she passed away this morning at 9.50 am."

    RIP dear tattugran/Vicky - you will be missed.

  • CEP1863's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2014 at 7:51 AM

    I hope that you have an amazing birthday and a year packed with exciting travel!

  • toemayn's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2014 at 6:54 AM

    Hope your birthday is filled with all the fun you can handle!

  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2014 at 3:10 AM

    Many happy returns of the day! Wishing you a day filled with fun and love.

  • aussirose's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    Happy birthday mate. Long time no speak :o) What's the latest? I see you are still on vt mate. That's great! Have a good one! Hugs xx

    • Tattugran's Profile Photo
      May 1, 2013 at 4:35 AM

      Thanks for that ,.yeah we were all shocked here.... its not every day you get told you have cancer. I have been on chemo for 4 "cycles" now and I seem to handle it better each time. I have a scan on the 24th of this month to see how I am progressing..hopefully in a positive way .I have kidney cancer they tried to remove it but it was too dangerous so they had to leave it .so we are hoping the chemo will either stabilize it or shrink it. I will know more at the end of the month.We are very positive and feel it willwork.

    • aussirose's Profile Photo
      May 2, 2013 at 3:59 AM

      I hope so mate. I hope so. I will think good positive thoughts for you. Love Ann xx

  • stevemt's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2013 at 1:29 AM

    Have a wonderful wonderful day, and many many more of them in the future :)

    • stevemt's Profile Photo
      Apr 27, 2013 at 5:31 PM

      and you hun, you are doing so so well, keep it up wuv ya :)

    • Tattugran's Profile Photo
      Apr 27, 2013 at 7:37 PM

      Im already planning my victory part.....Its been 4.5 mths now .but hey whose counting hugs to ya

  • hopang's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2012 at 12:14 PM

    Hi Tattugran, We wish you happy belated birthday. Hope you had a great day. ~ho & pang

  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2012 at 11:43 PM

    Hey Vicky!! Many happy returns of the day! Wishing you a year filled with safe and happy travels! Gillybob greetings

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