Category Archives: Tasmania

RTBG on Thursday 24 Sept- part 2 of 3

I signed into the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) just as a newbie arrived and was introduced; one with whom I worked until we had a tea break. She and I were assigned to the tea … Continue reading

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RTBG on Thursday 24 Sept- part 1 of 3

During my first year volunteering in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) the pattern was for clear blue skies each Thursday. The Covid 19 interlude has upset the heavens so that the new pattern seems to … Continue reading

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Pushing

Lian Tanner’s Facebook site has introduced me to a new meaning for the word ‘pushing’. If you don’t know, you will need to watch a 23 minute video which records cave diving in the deepest cave in Australia – one … Continue reading

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Dried food for meals in the future

My sister and I have the idea that we will walk Tasmania’s Three Capes Track in the near future; the date depends on when she can get four days clear from her busy work and life schedule, and whether we … Continue reading

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Opportunities to volunteer elsewhere in Tassie

Tasmania’s Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment is offering a range of extraordinary volunteering opportunities. Perhaps some blog followers may be interested to pursue one of the five options in the south of the state or the one … Continue reading

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Another RTBG day

While I wasn’t able to join my gardening friends at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) on Thursday as usual, seven of our team turned up plus a newbie and everyone worked in the Food Garden with their usual commitment … Continue reading

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RTBG makes it into the Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards

You can see that the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) was entered into the prestigious Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards and listed as a semi-finalist in that competition, here. A few weeks ago RTBG reported on its … Continue reading

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Plum tree

In mid-August, the red plum tree that was living here when I moved into the house had hundreds of bunches of flower buds waiting to burst open. At of the end of August a few were opening and on their … Continue reading

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A walk around ‘our’ mountain

Not me this time. Rather friends walked on Hobart’s kunanyi/Mt Wellington, and offered to share the experience with photos. Sandra offered a selection of ‘winter wonderland’ photographs from her recent walk. She said ‘The pics show a daytrip up the … Continue reading

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Yummy steamed buns

In Hobart’s CBD, many new eateries offering various Asian cuisines have established themselves for the daytime and lunch markets. I was desperately hungry during one recent visit to the city and wandered into Yangs Dumplings. As a vegan and not … Continue reading

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