At the moment there are spaces available in our bookclub, which is held on the First Thursday of the Month. At the August meeting they will be discussing "Hearts and Minds" by Amanda Craig and for September they are reading "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand" by Helen Simonson.
The bookclub is free to attend and our café stays open for the beginning of the meeting in case you feel like coffee or cake. Our one specific condition in running the bookclub is that each member purchases the book from us, but in return, we offer a 10% discount on the bookclub book and any other books you buy at the meetings.
For more information, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter is the perfect time to come down to Mary Ryan's Bulimba for a hot pot of T2 tea - we have a wide range of flavours available.
And don't forget - Happy Hour from 2 - 3pm weekdays! All coffees only $2!
Favourite Book – Hearts and Minds by Amanda Craig. A story of five strangers who are all somehow connected - by greed, courage, murder, and kindness.
Favourite Movie – Sex and the City 2. You'll laugh out loud (or LOL as the kids say) at the hijinks the Carrie and the girls get up to now that they're a little bit older, but not much wiser!
Favourite Music – Almost Everything I Wish I'd Said the Last Time I Saw You by Wakey!Wakey! They might not have realised, but the team have been listening to this one a lot :-D
Favourite Random Thing – Facebook! - have you friended Mary Ryan's Bulimba yet?
Location - Bulimba
Conveniently located less than five kilometers from the Brisbane CBD leafy Bulimba is a popular riverside suburb and it has undergone a transformation over the last 10 years. The Aboriginal name for Bulimba is 'Tugulawa', which means 'heart', and is probably a reference to the heart-shaped piece of land that forms the peninsula of Bulimba.
Whilst in Bulimba take time to take in the views from the Bulimba Ferry Terminal, at the end of Oxford Street, the boat ramp and pontoon at Colmslie Beach Reserve. If you enjoy architecture spend some time admiring the many renovated timber 'Queenslanders' in Bulimba and Norman Park. Did you know that after World War I, Balmoral had a foxhunting club - but no foxes? Instead, hounds and horses pursued the trail of a salted fish dragged by a human runner.
The cosmopolitan area is populated predominantly with couples and families who are spoilt for choice for outdoor leisure spots. Enjoy a picnic at Bulimba Memorial Park or at Vic Lucas Park, also in close proximity is Hawthorne Park. For water lovers, Colmslie Reserve in Morningside offers boat access to the Brisbane River.
Bulimba offers regular bus services and there are CityCat ferry services available from the end of Oxford Street and Apollo Road, all ensuring residents can easily access the city and other major centre's. Bulimba is only a few minutes drive to both the Gateway Motorway and the Southeast Freeway making weekend trips to the Gold and Sunshine Coasts trouble-free. The closest railway stations are at Cannon Hill and Morningside.
Students are spoilt for choice with Bulimba Primary School, Lourdes Hill College, Balmoral High School, and Cannon Hill Anglican College amongst the options. University students are also within 15 minutes of the Griffith University Campus at Morningside and a short ferry or bus ride from the QUT Gardens Point campus.
For public transport information about getting to the store please visit the Translink website at http://www.transinfo.qld.gov.au/
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190 Oxford St, Bulimba