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...

Week 19/2024: Supremely judgmental

Supremely judgmental Week of 6 May 2024 This week was the 200th anniversary celebrations for the Supreme Court of Tasmania. And Sunday was Mother’s Day. Supreme Court My favourite building It’s no secret that my favourite building in Hobart (that is still standing) is the Supreme Court. And on...

Week 18/2024: Walnuts and climate wars

Week of 22 April 2024 Walnuts and climate wars As well as walnuts and climate wars, which I’ll get to in a bit, this was an entertaining week. Slabs and I went to see Dawn French is a Huge Twat at Wrest Point and Kramstable went to Melbourne with...

Canberra & NSW travel blog part 3: Tumut & Adelong

Day 5: Tumut & Adelong Tumut is a small town in the Snowy Mountains, where Slabs’s family is from. It sits at the northern end of the Snowy Mountains Hydro scheme, alongside the Tumut River. We arrived mid Friday afternoon and picked up some lunch from a takeaway Slabs...

Week 17/2024: Somatic stagecraft

Week of 22 April 2024 It was a quiet week. I had Monday off to recover from the holiday and Thursday was a public holiday. Somatic Stagecraft On Saturday I went to a workshop called Somatic Stagecraft with Jem Nicholas and Bec Tilley. Jem is an Alexander Technique teacher,...

Canberra & NSW travel blog part 2: Canberra to Wagga

Canberra to Wagga Day 4 and 5: Wagga Wagga Our second destination on this week’s trip was Wagga Wagga, which, according to Visit NSW, is the largest island city in NSW, sitting on the Murrumbidgee River. It’s on Wiradjuri country. A sign at the visitor centre tells us that...