Monthly Archives: May 2019

A testing walk on Mt Wellington

Recently I was asked to take two people walking on Mt Wellington tracks. One had walked on the mountain around 40 years ago, had left Tasmania for decades, and had returned to live in the shadow of the mountain. She … Continue reading

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RTBG-16th May 2019

I experienced another charming day in the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. The start of my day was all the more satisfying because, after five minutes of waiting when I got off the bus at the Regatta Ground/Naval base stop, I … Continue reading

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RTBG-9th May 2019

With wonderful memories from my first Thursday in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, I was eager for the next Thursday to arrive.  I expected more weeding and could not imagine which new activities I might experience. … Continue reading

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RTBG-2nd May 2019

I started ‘work’ with the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) on Thursday 2nd May in the community Food Garden. This is the area well known by ABC’s Gardening Australia program enthusiasts as Pete’s Patch in the days when Peter Cundall headed … Continue reading

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RTBG-Introduction May 2019

This series of Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) posts do not fit with the expectations I had when initiating the Tasmanian Discoveries blog. My intention was to present stories ‘discovering’ Tasmanian wilderness areas only. A recent change in my life … Continue reading

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Rambling – Hartz Peak  2 of 2

With twelve Eastern Shore Ramblers Club members, I departed from the cold Hartz Visitor Shelter for the colder outdoors and started on the track towards Hartz Peak.  Only a few metres along the track a boot scrubbing and disinfectant station … Continue reading

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Rambling – Hartz Peak  1 of 2

This blog post will set the scene while post number 2 will talk about the track and will include photos. The destination for my second Medium walk, organised by the Eastern Shore Ramblers Club, was Hartz Peak.  The Peak sits … Continue reading

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