Tag: hobart

  • New Sydney Hotel, Hobart

    New Sydney Hotel, Hobart

    As I sat, sipping on a glass of wine at The Brick Factory, I received an instant message from Damien, asking where I was planning to have dinner tonight . “Spooky”, I replied, “I was just going through your email thinking exactly the same thing”. … Read the rest

  • Hobart at Night

    Hobart at Night

    It’s over 18 months since the last time I visited Hobart. Sue and I visited during November 2013, around Melbourne Cup time when the weather was glorious. Though I was anticipating some rather bleak weather this time around (rain and perhaps snow are forecast) the weather was absolutely delightful when I touched down this afternoon.… Read the rest

  • Totally Wired

    Totally Wired

    “It’s a by-product of the NBN”, I was told by the woman running Lime Designs, an arts/crafts gift store at Salamanca Place. When I asked her what she was weaving the small basket with, she told me she had literally hundreds, if not thousands of kilometres of telephone wire at her home.… Read the rest

  • MONA

    MONA

    Ever since it opened there’s been a lot of hype about MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art.

    I guess a lot of it has to do with the story of how it came to be, as the passion/play-thing of David Walsh who made his fortune as a professional gambler.… Read the rest

  • Cataract Gorge

    Cataract Gorge

    When you grow up in a naturally beautiful area like the North Coast of NSW (like I did), I suspect you sometimes take it for granted. Even now, when I go home to visit my family, most of the time there is spent at home with them.… Read the rest

  • Travelling to Launceston

    Travelling to Launceston

    The road trip from Hobart to Launceston wasn’t nearly as long as I thought it would be. I’ve always had an idea the road trip from the south to the north in Tasmania might have been deceptively lengthy.… Read the rest

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