Re-invention

Meet Hilda – one of the works at the Tasmanian College of the Arts at the Inveresk Campus of the University of Tasmania. This area of our city was once a busy rail yard and industrial centre but after many years of re-invention it is now home to the Queen Victoria Museum, University of Tasmania, Tramway Museum, cafes and a…
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Hang On to Your Hat

Hang on to your hat , boy was it windy as we attempted to explore The Low Head Pilot Station . The Low Head Pilot Station is the oldest in Australia dating from 1806. It is situated at the mouth of the Tamar River. It consists of a delightful collection of cottages in a rather lovely setting. The convict built…
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Friends , Roses and Favourites

After a week of birthday celebrations with friends and family it was time to stop and literally smell the roses that are in their full glory in my garden. Roses have always been a great love of mine , both for their beauty and perfume and for the history of the heritage roses. The pale pink rose behind me is…
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An Anniversary, A Birthday and More Flowers

This week is a reminder of how quickly time flies. Tomorrow is my 66th. birthday and I have now been blogging for six years. I started the blog to celebrate my 60th. birthday and quite frankly as a challenge to myself. At the time my computer skills were rather limited, so things started slowly and the original layout was pretty…
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More Spots and Gardenfest

I really am having a thing for spots this Spring . I wore this stone and black jacket last Saturday to attend Gardenfest at Entally House . Although truth be told it was covered with a coat most of the day as it was cold with intermittent rain . Gardenfest is an annual event held in the grounds of historical…
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