Tag Archives: Hobart

Change

I presume that gardeners everywhere work on assumptions and habitual practices. For example, in Hobart the prevailing wisdom has always been that tomatoes must not be planted until Show Day in October. For a range of vegetables, a set of … Continue reading

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The end of summer in a Lindisfarne garden

On Sunday, members of the Hobart’s Eastern Shore Permaculture Tasmania group visited the fruit and vegetable garden of a couple of our members in the suburb of Lindisfarne. Situated on the other side of a hill from where I live, … Continue reading

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A trip to South West Tasmania – back in the Hobart docks-25 of 26

At the end of the eighth day, the experience of travelling to and from the remote southwest of Tasmania came to an end. No longer would I be looking up at masts and ropes. In the last hour before arrival, … Continue reading

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A trip to South West Tasmania – motoring home-24 of 26

Early morning chats focused on the experiences of the night; four crew had been violently ill and one passenger had rid herself of last night’s dinner. The rest slept well enough. That the seas were a mild 2 metres at … Continue reading

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A trip to South West Tasmania – a day of waiting-21 of 26

The decision had been made that our injured passenger, with the supposed strained/sprained ankle, must fly back to Hobart because she was not sufficiently stable to endure whatever rough seas the home voyage might throw at us. Definitely the best … Continue reading

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A trip to South West Tasmania-setting the scene-1 of 26

A recent blog post explained the south west of Tasmania was my destination for an ‘overseas’ adventure, and provided maps to show you the way. The trip is now complete and, as with my usual travels, I have written a … Continue reading

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Going west to Strathgordon-part 1 of 3

Last Saturday, mid-morning my friend and I set out for a calm and unmeasured drive into western Tasmania – to a location way north of the relatively inaccessible Port Davey and Bathurst Harbour, and south east from the west coast … Continue reading

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From sad news to simply different news.

Previously in this blog I extolled the virtues of Robyn and Andrew’s selfless collection of vegetable and fruit produce that might otherwise have gone to waste, the selling of it then the donation of all the money to a local … Continue reading

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Farmers Market

The Bathurst Street Farmers Market held each Sunday morning in Hobart is once again a pumping event. Social distancing is still practised but the cooked food stalls and the musicians have returned adding a lively vitality to each occasion. I … 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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