Week 28/2024: Listening and learning

Week of 8 July 2024 This was a week for listening and learning and reflecting. And for roasting sweet potatoes. Listening and learning NAIDOC Week 7-14 July was NAIDOC Week, which is a week to “celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Week 27/2024: The depths of winter

Week of 1 July 2024 I felt better this week, and going to bed on time was my main goal. There was also wonderful winter singing and feasting. Sleep, winter singing and feasting Sleep and daylight I wrote a couple of weeks ago about trying to improve my sleep...

Week 26/ 2024: A tale of two food adventures

Week of 24 June 2024 After a promising start to the week, where I was starting to feel I was getting my sleep under control, I came down with a cold virus (not covid or the flu or RSV or whatever else is going around). This put me out...

Week 25/2024: Winter art

Week of 17 June 2024 This week I unexpectedly ended up looking at two very different artworks in Hobart. Winter art Sacrifice What are you willing to sacrifice for your salmon dinner? This is the question artists Jessica Coughlan and Amy Brown have asked visitors to Hobart’s waterfront in...

Week 24/2024: Theatregoing

Week of 10 June 2024 This week was all about theatregoing and perimenopausal sleep. The weather wasn’t any better, but my mood was. Some theatre outings Revolt. I saw the poster for Revolt. She Said. Revolt. by Bad Company Theatre last week. I was going to go to the...

Week 23/2024: Pausing

Week of 3 June 2024 Pausing I’ve been wondering whether or not write a post on perimenopause. For most women, perimenopause is the stage when your hormones start to mess with you, leading up to actual menopause, which is defined as the point in time 12 months after your...

Week 22/2024: Hacking and journalling

Week of 27 May 2024 Hacking and journalling There were two highlights this week, both of which meant I had to drive a car to get there. (I dislike driving and avoid it wherever possible so you’ll know if I drive somewhere I either have no choice or it’s...

Week 21/2024: A busy Sunday

Week of 20 May 2024 This was a busy Sunday after a solid week at work. Walking, connecting and breathing City to Casino City to Casino is one of the fun runs that Kramstable, Lil Sis and I do every year. It’s a 7 km walk and run from...

Week 20/2024: Artrage

Week of 13 May 2024 ArtRage 2023 On Thursday I went to the ArtRage exhibition at the Salamanca Arts Centre. The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG) in Launceston curates this annual exhibition, which showcases art from the previous year’s students from years 11 and 12 across Tasmania....

Canberra & NSW travel blog part 4: Tumut

Day 5 & 6: Tumut & Blowering Dam—and heading home I wrote about my morning in Tumut and our walk on the Adelong sculpture trail in part 3. After we’d finished at the sculpture trail, we drove back to Tumut. Blowering Dam Slabs wanted to continue the nostalgia journey...