Category: environment

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 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 26/2023: Pilates and shoulders and habits

Week of 26 June 2023 Atomic Habits Part 6 Starting Pilates I started my physio-supervised Pilates program last week. How it works is, the physiotherapist has two clients sharing an appointment. This means she can set one person up with their first exercise and make sure they’re okay, then...

A weekend retreat: Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park Week 24/2023 (part 2): Week of 19 June 2023 When we lived in the Derwent Valley (it seems so long ago now), we used to take the occasional trip to Mount Field National Park. Sometimes for short walks, sometimes to camp overnight. Prior to colonisation,...

Week 22/2023: A weekend of theatre

 Week of 29 May 2023 A weekend of theatre! The SpongeBob Musical Kramstable was in his school’s production of The SpongeBob Musical, which they’ve been working on since school started in February. No, I didn’t know SpongeBob was a musical either until Kramstable told me that’s what they were...

Week 15/2023: The air we breathe

Week of 10 April 2023 I love short weeks! I mean, with a public holiday the week isn’t any shorter but I have more of it to myself. So it’s actually a longer week from that perspective. We had visitors over the easter break and what else do you...

Sustainable living weekend

The Big Weekend of Sustainable Living Ideas On Saturday, Lil Sis and I went to Sustainable Living Tasmania’s Big Weekend of Sustainable Living Ideas, which was held across two venues in Bridgewater. SLT put on free buses from the city to Bridgewater so it was no trouble at all...

Week 4/2023: Plan on friday

Week of 23 January 2023 A week on and a week off After our week in Sydney, I went straight back to work on Monday knowing I’d only have just over a week before I’d be on leave for another week. The main things I wanted to do this...

Week 31/2022: On birds and zinc

Week of 1 August 2022 On birds and zinc Friday was the start of the Beaker Street Festival, which is a ten-day science extravaganza across lutruwita/Tasmania. Lil Sis and I signed up to the session “Science and Storytelling at the Zinc Works” on Sunday, which was held at the...