Redland Bay is the Main port for travel to the Southern Morton Bay Islands. Here the ferries go to Russell, Macleay, Karragarra and Lamb Island. From here, buses travel to the City, Logan and Mt Gravatt ..
Macleay has a range of shops including cafes, pizza, hot bread, restaurants and supermarkets. There’s also a dentist, doctor, chemist, and vet as well as the islands emergency services. The large Community Centre and Hall is used by many local groups. A lively Progress Association runs the island’s library.
Originally subdivided in the early 1970s, a bridge was promised by the then government. This never eventuated and residents are now feeling the pressure of transport to the mainland for some shopping trips, as mainland parking has become very scarce.
The Bay Islands enjoy a quiet, relaxed lifestyle with many retirees, pensioners and more recently, an influx of younger families looking for some safety and security, away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland.
Another amazing sunset. I was visiting a friend in Canaipa Drive when the sky turned into flames. https://www.facebook.com/Ladymaggic/media_set?set=a.10152957499622695.1073742173.509452694&type=1&pnref=story
I went to the Boat Ramp for the sunset. The light was very strange, and not clear at all. The sunset grew into a bowl of pink haze…the color deepened and darkened with an ethereal light. The whole sky was a bowl of pink. I gave up when the midges had settled enough on myContinue reading “Sunset Russell Island”