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Ruthven St in the 70s - you can see a couple of icons here incl Pigotts on the right and Owens camera shop on the left

Ruthven St in the - you can see a couple of icons here incl Pigotts on the right and Owens camera shop on the left

UFO SERVO - remember this UFO service station on the way to the Gold Coast?

UFO SERVO - remember this UFO service station on the way to the Gold Coast?

Shannon's Chips - a trip to the show was never complete without a visit to the Shannon's Bus for a bag of freshly made hot chips - fwarr they were good!

Shannon's Chips - a trip to the show was never complete without a visit to the Shannon's Bus for a bag of freshly made hot chips - fwarr they were good!

SANTALAND - here's another pin about this magical spot on the Gold Coast

Currumbin, a residential suburb on the Gold Coast, is 85 km south-east of central Brisbane. It adjoins the south side of the Currumbin Creek which was identified by the surveyor Robert Dixon in 1840 who named it Anson Creek.

NORTHLANDS - I remember this old shopping centre near the corner of Hume and North Sts. Had an awesome, old fashioned take-away shop with the world's greatest potato scallops.

NORTHLANDS - I remember this old shopping centre near the corner of Hume and North Sts. Had an awesome, old fashioned take-away shop with the world's greatest potato scallops.

Skatehaven - a fav Toowoomba kid hangout in the early 80s.

Skatehaven - a fav Toowoomba kid hangout in the early

The old Strand movie theatre. I remember a cranky old man at the snack bar.

Cinema in regional Queensland provided generations of cinema-goers with increased opportunities for leisure, entertainment and social interaction.


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