Tag Archives: Tasmania

Produce on Tasmania’s east coast

Of course, Tasmanian readers know that our state is nationally known and for gourmands even internationally known for its fresh clean and ‘green’ produce from the land and the sea. We are celebrated for that food and our contribution towards … Continue reading

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More on the codling moth and Tasmania

Friend M alerted me to past Tasmanian history and the codling moth. She told me ‘Tasmania, and I guess some other states, had a Codling Moth Act, 1880 I think. It was very brief only a few paragraphs and printed … Continue reading

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A Rich Man’s House

A few weeks ago I finished reading the novel, A Rich Man’s House written by Andrew McGahan. The story line mentions Tasmania and my home town of Hobart, and it mentions Antarctica – all of this sentimentally endeared me to … Continue reading

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Supporting different communities

All of us are finding our way through these new constrained times. A time when personal confusion and high emotions can cloud our view of the world. Friend Mary decided to make a positive contribution for as long as it … Continue reading

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Letter from the Fat Pig Farm

Matthew Evans,  a food critic well known in the food industry on the mainland arrived in Tasmania almost ten years ago, bought a farm and set out to grow vegetables, fruits and animals for harvesting and then to establish an … 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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More donations of food and money; lots to be happy about

A few weeks ago I described a generous free venture started south of Hobart by friends R and A.  Fruit and vegetables that might otherwise have gone to waste now are collected from various properties and sold at the Wednesday … Continue reading

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