Tag: 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 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 ....

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...

Week 37/2023: Airmail

The first airmail service from Tasmania Week of 11 September 2023 The things you find in piles of old papers Looking through some of my mother’s papers on the weekend, I discovered a letter written to my grandmother, who was living in Melbourne, from her brother, my great uncle,...

Week 29/2023: The pain did not abate

Week of 17 July 2023 The pain did not abate I mean, this is getting ridiculous. I have, as far as I know, no injury, yet my right leg is causing me a world of pain, in which sitting down hurts, standing up hurts and moving around relieves it...

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,...

Point to Pinnacle Part 2

A backlog of posts about my Point to Pinnacle experience, being a not overly fit, desk-bound, not-getting-any-younger casual walker.  Wednesday 1 August The Point to Pinnacle entries opened today. I thought I had set myself up a reminder at 7.00 am so I’d remember to go in and enter...

Walk in her shoes – Day 1

Day 1 of Walk In Her Shoes. It’s finally here! I got up at an hour that most people would be fast asleep (this is becoming my new normal anyway so I can get things done in the morning that I’d never do if I slept later, but that’s...

12 of 12 June 2015

Friday 12 June started out cold at home, but warmed up very nicely during the day to about 13 degrees. Yesterday had been intense, and I was feeling all sorts of things all at once. I stayed up way too late last night and looked and felt like it...