The garden at New Town had been neglected for years and was overgrown with thorny prunus, long grass and mud.
Early renos at the New Town house
Through the 1990s and into the early 2000s, I gradually wrought changes. What could be improved with paint and polish was; what would ultimately be demolished and replaced when funds allowed was made as functional and attractive as possible for the time being.
25 years in New Town
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
2019 Australian Wooden Boat Festival photo essay
Noosa Woods, Tanglewood Track, Laguna Lookout and urban jungle
Noosa is not somewhere that I had ever considered visiting, but having the time to explore as well as relax and get to know the area on its own terms was both enjoyable and rewarding.
Paddling the Upper Noosa River
I spent a day paddling the Upper Noosa River – or is it the Noosa Everglades?
Day trip to Fraser Island
I am finishing my Noosa trip with a couple of day trips, the first of which was to the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, a couple of hours’ drive north of the Sunshine Coast.
On Friday I visited Maroochydore, an hour or so on the public bus south from Noosa.