Hardy folk were proceeding with the advertised program at various locations around the town, many of them indoors, or at least providing heritage-listed sandstone walls to shelter behind and roaring fires to thaw frozen extremities.
If you are serious about celebrating the coldest, darkest, wettest time of year, you need to take the weather in your stride, whatever it brings. And put your gumboots on!
In the quarter century I have lived in my little house in New Town, it has played host to many many feasts, gatherings and celebrations and marked the changing seasons.
Last weekend marked a quarter of a century since I moved into my home in New Town.
The Easter weekend saw a perfect Tasmanian autumn day for messing about in boats at Dover Seafest.
An urgent need for a photograph of the Steppes Homestead for a work-related project had me rising early and heading to Tasmania’s Central Highlands one recent morning, camera in hand.
2019 Australian Wooden Boat Festival photo essay
Thanks to the team at Open House Hobart for another great weekend of privileged access and peeks behind doors that are normally closed.
I had a rare opportunity today to spend some time on the East Coast between Bicheno and Binalong Bay on… Read more A day on the upper East Coast
The Huon Valley Midwinter Festival takes its inspiration from the old English tradition of wassailing, whereby apple trees are ‘woken’ from their winter slumber with food, booze and a general racket, to ensure plenty of fruit – and cider – in the following year.