Category: Tasmania

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...

Week 15/2024: Davey street

Week of 8 April 2024 This week was back to normal after a couple of short weeks for Easter.  Well, normal in the sense that I had my regular five days of work and my weekend family visit. Cool non-normal stuff happened too! Wandering in Davey Street Hobart street...

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 12/2024: Sea songs and chicken homes

Week of 18 March 2024 After a fabulous Tasmania Reads week, I got to exercise my democratic right to vote on Saturday. I’m leaving this election day outfit here. If you know, you know. Songs of the Sea I suppose you could say Friday night’s conversation about Tasmanian wild...

Tasmania reads

Tasmania Reads: Try something new Tasmania Reads week is an annual week of events to promote and celebrate the art of reading across Tasmania. It’s run by Libraries Tasmania and this year’s theme was to “try something new”, which might include reading a new genre, a different author or...

Week 11/2024: Queer history walk

A walk into the Queer History of Hobart Week of 11 March 2024 This was a great week! Monday was a public holiday and I took part in two wonderful activities later in the week. More to come on one of these. The context If you’re familiar with the...

Week 8/2024: Sandstone and dancing

Week of 19 February 2024 I had another busy weekend, doing some cool activities Richmond Open House Richmond was a one-off Open House organised to fit in with Richmond’s bicentenary celebrations running from December 2023 to March 2024. Mumirimina A sobering but important part of this is the Mumirimina:...

Week 7/2024: Theatre and walking

Content warning: Euthanasia Week of 12 February 2024 We had a public holiday on Monday, which was very welcome. I went to see the play Last Cab to Darwin on Wednesday. And on Sunday, Kramstable, Lil Sis and I went in Run the Bridge. A Wednesday night out Last...

Week 6/2024: Pride week and mean girls

Week of 5 February 2024 This was the last week (or half week) of school holidays and I had a few days off before I went back to work. Pride week Flags and marches This week was also the start of TasPride’s 2024 Summer Festival, ‘Together We Can ....