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How to get a massage when you don't like to be touched?

I would like to begin receiving massages for self care purposes but due to childhood sexual abuse I'm extremely sensitive around physical contact, particularly from strangers. I am located in Brisbane, QLD Australia and wondering if anyone has any insights on local services in the area or even just information and guidance on how to go through this process after experiencing sexual abuse. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 14, 2016 - 26 answers

New suggestions for conference-goers in Brisbane?

A friend is heading to Brisbane for a conference next week. Does anyone have any suggestions for good local restaurants or experiences that she shouldn't miss? [more inside]
posted by LOLAttorney2009 on May 13, 2016 - 2 answers

Brisbane Christmas Gift Help - Dificulty Level: Antipodes

My brother is going to depart for Brisbane (the one that isn't near San Francisco) to do a postdoc in invertebrate biology about 15 minutes after Christmas and is pretty much taking everything he's going to take as check luggage. While the $100 note has that cool Lyrebird graphic and is easy to pack, it seems somewhat unimaginative. [more inside]
posted by Kid Charlemagne on Dec 18, 2013 - 14 answers

New Zealand films/TV shows

Please recommend to me some movies or TV shows set in or filmed in New Zealand! [more inside]
posted by aabbbiee on Jul 11, 2013 - 35 answers

I want to buy a really specific piece of vintage/restored furniture

There's a piece of furniture I want, and I'm having a difficult time searching for it online in Australia. Any advice to help me find it, search for it, name it, or discover an easy way to locate one would be helpful. [more inside]
posted by GamblingBlues on Jun 23, 2012 - 7 answers

What do I need to know before I sell my house in Brisbane?

I'm looking to rent or sell my house in Brisbane, Australia, and am after resources on real estate and financial and tax implications. [more inside]
posted by jjderooy on Apr 18, 2012 - 2 answers

You have to do that thing with the thumb over the top and the little butt wiggle at the end.

The Secret Order of Employed Physicists: How did you get there? [more inside]
posted by Jilder on Nov 13, 2011 - 10 answers

Eating in Brisbane

Heading to Brisbane for a week - Where are good child friendly places to eat? Staying in Toowong if that makes a difference - will have a car. Do I head to the valley for asian supermarkets?
posted by the noob on Sep 13, 2011 - 4 answers

Where will I find the best experiences in Brisbane?

I am about to spend the weekend in Brisbane, Australia. What can I do for fun? Where is the good coffee? What are the good restaurants? Quirky shops...? We won't have a car and are staying in the city. Open to all your suggestions. Thank you.
posted by MT on Jul 13, 2011 - 12 answers

Hey Now, Hey Now Now

We all know Mefites throw a bitchin' party, so help me out here. I'm contemplating running a club night in lieu of a birthday party for my thirtieth birthday next year. Protips? [more inside]
posted by Jilder on Jun 19, 2011 - 3 answers

23 days in Australia, from Melbourne to Brisbane - help me decide how to spend them!

Hey everyone. I'm going to Australia for 23 days in July, and would dearly love some advice as to how to spend them. [more inside]
posted by Kirn on May 30, 2011 - 25 answers

How to legalise an outlaw rabbit?

I'm seeking community advice on the legality and costs involved in keeping a pet rabbit in Brisbane, Australia. Perhaps ostensibly for use in magic acts. [more inside]
posted by chmmr on Nov 29, 2010 - 9 answers

Looking for travel deals way ahead of time

I'm trying to keep track of cheap tickets for a dream international flight in end July 2011. However, almost all the sites I looked at say I'm searching way too early and have no information for me. When is the best time to look, and are there any websites that will email me with details once a good price or deal shows up? (I vaguely remember hearing of such a thing but can't remember the URL) [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 22, 2010 - 6 answers

Hey! I'm moving to Brisbane!

Help me get to know Brisbane, QLD from afar, and help me pick the right neighborhood for me. [more inside]
posted by GamblingBlues on Nov 12, 2010 - 15 answers

Online accomodation resource for Brisbane?

I will be staying in Brisbane on business for about 5 weeks, and am trying to find some reasonable accomodation. Is Wotif.com.au my best bet for short term like this.... little on craigslist of interest... is there another resource? Thanks
posted by dripped on Mar 3, 2010 - 3 answers

Lesbian assault help

My first lesbian experience quickly became assault. What do I do to take care of myself now? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 3, 2009 - 18 answers

Relocating to Brisbane, Aus.

I have been shortlisted for a job in Brisbane, Aus. Obviously I am thrilled and would like to know a little about Brisbane. (Yes, Google is my friend). I would like to know from any Aussies or someone who has been in the same "boat". I have multiple questions, which branch into.... [more inside]
posted by fox_terrier_guy on Nov 24, 2009 - 14 answers

Been there, did that, got the degree, now what?

I've nearly finished my degree. Help me work out my future. [more inside]
posted by b33j on Sep 28, 2009 - 5 answers

lunch in brisbane

brisbane-lunch-filter I'm going to be in Brisbane (that's as in Queensland, Australia) tomorrow with Mrs southof40 and would like some mefite lunchery recommendations. [more inside]
posted by southof40 on Jul 15, 2009 - 10 answers

How has droughts in Australia (Brisbane, Melbourne) impacted perceptions of climate change?

How have landscapes transformed by drought in Australia (esp. Brisbane or Melbourne) impacted people's perceptions of climate change? [more inside]
posted by GIMG on Jul 7, 2009 - 11 answers

Melbourne to Brisbane: inland by camper

We’re hoping to rent a camper van in Melbourne (approx April 13), drop it off in Brisbane a week later. Any advice? [more inside]
posted by bookley on Mar 25, 2009 - 10 answers

Where to find an elephant to ride near Brisbane, Australia?

Where to find an elephant to ride near Brisbane, Australia? [more inside]
posted by aeschenkarnos on Mar 2, 2009 - 4 answers

Where to find an inexpensive set of bed sheets and pillows in Brisbane?

Where can I find an inexpensive set of bed sheets and pillows in Brisbane? [more inside]
posted by Dasein on Feb 18, 2009 - 8 answers

Where can I buy Pratchett's Discworld paraphenalia in Brisbane, Australia before Christmas?

Where can I buy Discworld items (Terry Pratchett) such as t-shirts, calendars, play scripts, coffee cups etc., in Brisbane, Australia before Christmas (not online as I don't have either a credit or debit card)? [more inside]
posted by h00py on Dec 22, 2008 - 3 answers

Do you know any good allied health specialists in Brisbane?

I may as well kill 5 birds with one stone. I need (/want) a dietician, an acupuncturist, a dermatologist, an allergist, and a remedial or shiatsu masseur. Know any good ones? Brisbane, Australia. (Yes—I am trying to make the most of my health insurance.) [more inside]
posted by mjao on Nov 14, 2008 - 1 answer

Aspie Doctors in Brisbane?

Know of any psychiatrists or psychologists in the Brisbane, Qld area who specialise in--or at least have some knowledge of--Aspergers Syndrome? [more inside]
posted by mjao on Nov 3, 2008 - 3 answers

Moving to a much colder climate - any advice??

My question dear MeFites is... do you have any advice for me to help make the transition from very hot to very cold temps. comfortably and cost-effectively? [more inside]
posted by katala on Oct 28, 2008 - 18 answers

Australian Migration Agent Needed - good with Creative Industries

Where can I find an Australian migration agent who's good with the creative industries, or otherwise unusual career paths? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Oct 3, 2008 - 1 answer

How do you deal with living in a place you don't like?

How do you deal with living in a place you don't like? (Brisbane, Australia) [more inside]
posted by Silentgoldfish on Jan 31, 2008 - 26 answers

Mark CF, I love you, but go away :P

What are some good (preferably experience-based) birthday gifts for a 21-year-old Australian programming geek who thinks he's Danish? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 29, 2007 - 12 answers

If a person trips on rubbish...

Neighbour leaves rubbish or rubbish bins on roadside curb. Third party trips on rubbish. Who assumes liability? [more inside]
posted by dantodd on Oct 10, 2007 - 3 answers

Great PC Store in Brisbane

Looking for a quality computer store in Brisbane, Australia that can provide a customized computer and great support. Difficulty: Currently living in Seattle. [more inside]
posted by mikw on Jun 12, 2007 - 4 answers

Op-shops in Brisbane/Gold Coast?

Does anyone know where the good op shops/thrift/vintage stores are in Brisbane or the Gold Coast, Australia? [more inside]
posted by teststrip on Jun 4, 2007 - 5 answers

Help me buy a scooter

I'm in the market for a (used) scooter, something under 2000 AU$ (preferably under 1500!). Is there anything I should know? Assume I know absolutely nothing about cars or scooters! [more inside]
posted by mjao on May 10, 2007 - 14 answers

“Dentist, n.: A Prestidigitator who, putting metal in one's mouth, pulls coins out of one's pockets.”

SE Queensland Dentist Filter: I need a dentist. But I want a nice one, or at least a non-judgmental one—I've had mean dentists! Needless to say, this has stopped me from going for quite a long time. I have decided to get braces though, so I need to have my teeth given the all-clear before approaching an orthodontist. I also need a recommendation for the orthodontist! Brisbane / Gold Coast area. [more inside]
posted by mjao on Apr 16, 2007 - 3 answers

incoming sewing n00b alert

I've been inspired by t-shirt surgery and am thinking of getting into sewing. However, I've never sewed something in my life. Where do I begin? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 7, 2007 - 24 answers

What to do in Brisbane?

I'm in Brisbane for the next 48 hours, with a car and time to spare. What should I do? [more inside]
posted by tomble on Mar 8, 2007 - 9 answers

Visiting Brisbane with 6-year-old.

My wife and I will be in Brisbane, Australia for 5 or 6 days in early October, with our 6-year-old daughter. Any recommendations for kid-friendly fun and/or sightseeing?
posted by flapjax at midnite on Aug 29, 2006 - 9 answers

Things to do in Brisbane when you're [at a conference]

Does anyone have any tales of joy—or woe—concerning hotel accommodation in Brisbane? And what might I do while I'm there? [more inside]
posted by Sonny Jim on Jun 25, 2006 - 9 answers

Future Brissie

I'm moving to Brisbane, Australia soon for university. What should I know? [more inside]
posted by divabat on May 4, 2006 - 12 answers

Sending a WebCam to Australia

To those Australian Mefites, a question: I want to send a friend of mine who lives in Brisbane a webcam. To send it from Canada is not only costly but very time consuming. Could anybody suggest some ideas regarding ordering it online from an Australian company and having them send it?
posted by ashbury on Dec 9, 2003 - 7 answers

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