Category Archives: Dashing Puffles

Puffles’ International Exhibition

Happy Birthday Puffles! That’s me!

Puffles' International Exhibition

Everyone has been very busy making me presents!

Puffles' International Exhibition

Ellie, Francis, you built the Eiffel Tower! We’ve had an adventure there…

Puffles' International Exhibition

Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower
Miniland, Paris, Eiffel Tower
Windsor Legoland, Eiffel Tower

Minnie, Mickey, you built the Statue of Liberty! We’ve had an adventure there too…

Puffles' International Exhibition

Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty
M&M Store, Times Square NYC
M&M Store, Times Square NYC

Jay, Isabelle, you built the Sydney Opera House! We’ve had an adventure there together…

Puffles' International Exhibition

Sydney Opera House, by Ryan McNaught (fourth model built of the Opera House)
Sydney Opera House, by Ryan McNaught (fourth model built of the Opera House)
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House

Little Bears Around Sydney

Little Bears Around Sydney

Sophie, Theo, you built the Tower Bridge! Another place of adventure…

Puffles' International Exhibition

Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge
A Stroll on the Tower Bridge
A Stroll on the Tower Bridge
MIniland, London, Tower Bridge
Windsor Legoland, Tower Bridge

Olivia, Percy, you built a shuttle! And got cool new toys from NASA! We’ve had an adventure there…

Puffles' International Exhibition

KSC, LCC Foyer
KSC, LCC Foyer

Out of This World

Cherry, Bunny, you built the Chicago Ferris Wheel! We’ve had an adventure in Chicago too…

Puffles' International Exhibition

Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor
Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor, Chicago Millennium Park
Crown Fountain
Crown Fountain, Chicago Millennium Park

We went for a ride on Mickey’s Wheel at Disney California Adventure Park…

A Magical Day at Disneyland

A Magical Day at Disneyland

Luna Park Ferris Wheel
Luna Park Ferris Wheel

We’ve had so many adventures! Time to celebrate with cake!

Puffles' International Exhibition

Cake for everyone… Happy Birthday Puffles!

Puffles' International Exhibition

Thank you to beary friends Fran and Fiona who helped the bears build the Lego models 🙂

Red and White Ball

In honour of dashing Puffles’ birthday!

Red and White Ball

There’s decadent cherry fruit trifle…

Red and White Ball

Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque Champagne… It’s got white flowers on the bottle!

Red and White Ball

More decadent cherry fruit trifle…

Red and White Ball

And a cake fit for a king!

Red and White Ball

Little Puffles is a dessert first kind of bear 🙂

Puffles, do you want to eat your cake now?

Red and White Ball

Happy little Puffles 🙂 eating the top of the royal cake.

Red and White Ball

All the little bears eat dessert first…

Red and White Ball

Before sitting down to a Japanese feast, to commemorate this year’s big adventure in Japan.

Red and White Ball

Red and White Ball

Red and White Ball

Red and White Ball

Red and White Ball

Red and White Ball

Happy Birthday Puffles!

Royal High Tea

The royal bear of the moment, little Puffles 🙂

Royal High Tea

Royal High Tea

Happy Birthday Puffles!

Royal High Tea

A high tea fit for a king!

Royal High Tea

And a new friend… Welcome Carlos to the family!

Royal High Tea

Let’s explore…

Royal High Tea

Royal High Tea

Royal High Tea

Royal High Tea

This is the perfect place to rest before the royal ball tonight…

Royal High Tea

Thank you to everyone at Palazzo Versace for making little Puffles’ birthday a very special one 🙂

Spicers Peak Lodge

Spicers Peak Lodge is Australia’s highest non-alpine lodge. As a member of Luxury Lodges of Australia this breathtaking lodge with its unending views has been named Queensland’s most luxurious accommodation six times in the last nine years.

Spicers Peak Lodge

Little bears are out and about exploring the lodge.

Spicers Peak Lodge

The awards corner…

Spicers Peak Lodge

Those hats look just like mine…

Spicers Peak Lodge

The lounge…

Spicers Peak Lodge

Breakfast!

Spicers Peak Lodge

While the boys are deciding what to have for breakfast, the girls have decided on icecream 🙂 With pancakes, maple syrup, apple and bacon. Yummy!

Spicers Peak Lodge

Time for a little game…

Spicers Peak Lodge

Then for a stroll outside…

Spicers Peak Lodge

…to check out the infinity edge swimming pool…

Spicers Peak Lodge

…and the funky pumpkins.

Spicers Peak Lodge

Spicers Peak Lodge

A paparazzi caught in the act 🙂

Spicers Peak Lodge

Upstairs there is a library with billiards table…

Spicers Peak Lodge

Spicers Peak Lodge

…and a balcony to admire the views.

Spicers Peak Lodge

And look at the mountains they have climbed!

Spicers Peak Lodge

It’s time to dress up for dinner 🙂

Spicers Peak Lodge

…and enjoy the warm lounge while waiting.

Spicers Peak Lodge

Dinner is served!

Fraser Isle Spanner Crab, ham, wakame, fungi
Fraser Isle Spanner Crab, ham, wakame, fungi
Yellowtail kingfish, chilli consomme, cauliflower, radish
Yellowtail kingfish, chilli consomme, cauliflower, radish
Lamb belly, goat milk, garlic
Lamb belly, goat milk, garlic
Angus stirloin, pumpkin, bitter greens, yuzu-miso
Angus stirloin, pumpkin, bitter greens, yuzu-miso
Chocolate, honeycomb, popcorn, caramel desert with 2011 Hollick "The Nectar" SA
Chocolate, honeycomb, popcorn, caramel desert with 2011 Hollick “The Nectar” SA

Time for a song…

Spicers Peak Lodge

Climb every mountain,
Ford every stream,
Follow every rainbow,
Till you find your dream.

Spicers Peak Lodge

🙂

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

We’re going hiking again!

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

Ok… We’ll see you at Spicers Peak Lodge.

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

Little Puffles and Jay are off on another hiking adventure…

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

Today they climbed a giant fern tree…

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

…touched a one thousand year old grass tree…

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

… and met an anglehead dragon lizard.

Anglehead dragon lizard
Anglehead dragon lizard
Look at me!
Look at me!

Time for a little rest…

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

…and a little chocolate cake 🙂

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

This moss feels really soft!

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

And before they knew it, they reached the top of the western peak and they added their own little stones to the can.

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

The knowledgeable guides are suitable impressed with the little bears achievement 🙂

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

A little bit more rest…

Are we there yet?
Are we there yet?

A little bit more climbing…

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

Another tree trunk to explore…

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

And they made it!

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

What shall we do next?

Hiking Western Peak of Spicers Mountain

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

Puffles and Jay are off on another adventure.

Another tree, another tree climb.

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

This time, a gum tree.

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

Next stop, Millervale Creek…

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

…for some rock climbing.

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

Much easier climbing down the other side.

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

How did they get there?

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

I wonder if they get a better view than we do from down here.

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

A little cave…

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

A tree with a termite nest on it…

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

Other hikers out enjoying the views 🙂

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

Ouch! Are you sure we have to climb up there?

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

Oohhh, the view was worth it!

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

Mmm, muffins…

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek

A perfect Sunday morning…

Sunday Morning Around Millervale Creek