Tag Archives: Derwent River

Skies awakening to the day

On a recent early morning walk when I set out before dawn, I watched the changes in the sky. By the time I reached Bellerive Beach, the colours varied from soft to dramatic.  Initially the clouds were smudged brown.  Later … Continue reading

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Around the Hill

Day three of my two hour walks started by walking down to Kangaroo Bay then heading off along the Clarence Foreshore trail around Rosny Hill to Montagu Bay.  The early morning was tranquil away from main roads where car driving … Continue reading

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Around the Bluff

Day two of my two hour walk plan. Where to today? I set off, again towards Bellerive Village but this time passing down closer to the waters’ edge of Kangaroo Bay.  From there I plodded casually around Bellerive Bluff until … Continue reading

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The skirts of the Derwent at Howrah Beach

A few weeks ago I decided that the confusion and weirdness in my head brought about by the changed circumstances of my and everyone else’s lives, had to be worked with and not worried over. So I decided to walk … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 16 January 2020

It’s a Thursday but I haven’t volunteered at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) as expected. I spent the night coughing like a smoker and was much sleep deprived by morning so decided not to volunteer today. As the whole … Continue reading

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RTBG 1 August 2019

Followers of my blog will be ready for a new story of my experience with the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens  (RTBG) today.  Alas. I am bound to disappoint you.  I haven’t gone to work in the Food Garden of the … Continue reading

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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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