Tag: hobart

  • So What Do You Think Of Hobart?

    So What Do You Think Of Hobart?

    “So after being here on and off for three weeks what do you think of Hobart?”, Damien asked me as we dined last night on some delicious Japanese food last. He caught me by surprise, as I didn’t really have a ready answer, aside from “I think I really like it”.… Read the rest

  • MONA in Hobart

    MONA in Hobart

    “There’s nothing like a few hours at MONA to clear your brain…” I said to an older woman I shared the lift with a few hours ago. In contrast to her view there was “so much to think about”, my view is that a visit to MONA helps you “not think”.… Read the rest

  • Bruny Island

    Bruny Island

    It’s funny how the phrase “the mainland” can mean two quite different things in Tasmania. You would assume, on the surface, it’s a reference to the “rest of Australia”. But on ABC Radio’s “Country Hour” the other day, I heard someone from King Island refer to “the mainland” as the “rest of Tasmania”.… Read the rest

  • Aløft in Hobart

    Aløft in Hobart

    Over dinner, we talked a little about our memories of the lunch we enjoyed at the world-renowned Noma, when it operated briefly in Sydney. With only a limited run in Sydney, it was something we had planned several months for.… Read the rest

  • Art on Victoria

    Art on Victoria

    The other evening as I was walking “home” to my apartment in Hobart, I happened upon an interesting public art project. The lane-way I thought was going to be a short-cut to home, turned out to be a delay, as I enjoyed “Art On Victoria”.… Read the rest

  • My Week in Hobart

    My Week in Hobart

    Ten years ago, or even five years ago, I’m sure I could have been tempted to top off the evening with a nightcap at the nearby whiskey bar. But after a long day at work, several courses of food at Aløft, and a fair few glasses of beer, wine, and an Aperol spritz, we were all clear it was time to head home.… Read the rest