Category: art

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 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 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...

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...

Week 16/2024: A recap of the week

Week of 15 April 2024 This is a quick summary of week 16 while I catch up with the travel blog posts from the Canberra and NSW trip. You can read the first travel blog post here. Week 16 summary Habit tracker 9.30 shutdown: 3/7 days 8,000 steps: 7/7...

Canberra & NSW travel blog part 1

Week of 15 April 2024 The first week of school holidays. This week we travelled to Canberra and New South Wales to celebrate a family member’s 80th birthday. Canberra & NSW travel blog part 1: Canberra Day 1: Arriving in Canberra The first leg of our trip was a...

Week 14/2024: More photowalking

Week of 1 April 2024 This was week 2 of the Easter break. Photowalking in the city Macquarie Street On Monday I set out early in the morning to take advantage of the public holiday and make some photos in Macquarie Street without the traffic. My main goal was...

Week 10/2024: Stop clearing the decks

Week of 4 March 2024 At the risk of sounding like I’m turning my learnings from Four Thousand Weeks into a project, I tried one of the strategies in the book this week. Another 4,000 weeks post Stop clearing the decks (part 1) Not clearing the decks is one...

Week 3/2024: A week of theatre

Theatrical happenings Week of 15 January 2024 We came home from our shortened, belated Christmas with family on Monday. This week’s weather was up and down, with Tuesday being very hot, followed by rain storms on Wednesday. After a spectacular sunrise. My week involved going back to work, setting...

Week 50/2023: Modernism and macros

Modernism and macros Week of 11 December 2023 Marvellous modernism This week I worked on blog posts about the modernism walking tour Lil Sis and I did with architect Bronwen Jones as part of Open House Hobart. There was so much material, I had to split it into two...