The garden at New Town had been neglected for years and was overgrown with thorny prunus, long grass and mud.
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.
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
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.
I spent a day paddling the Upper Noosa River – or is it the Noosa Everglades?
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.