Monthly Archives: January 2022

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) continues to be open to the public, because staff and volunteers are all vaccinated.  Of course the Food Garden (ex Pete’s Patch) continues to flourish. Yesterday, volunteer Pam took a swag of photos to … Continue reading

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Tasmanian native cherry

Blog reader June has been bushwalking in southern Tasmania a great deal in past weeks and recently was delighted to see many examples of the native cherry fruiting gloriously and conspicuously.  She sent through the following photos to share. Her … Continue reading

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Inspired by nature

In its recent issue, Tasmania’s premier literary magazine, Island, published six new articles inspired by nature.  These can be accessed here.  The non-fiction stories are: Waving Forest by Zowie Douglas-Kinghorn Changing Spots by Sharon Kent A questionable survey of suburban … Continue reading

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Les keeps walking the Overland Track

I like people who remind me to give things a go, get out there, and not be limited in what I believe I can achieve. The story of Les Whittle, about to embark on his 20th walk along the 6 … Continue reading

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