The gardens of New Town

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.

Dover Seafest

The Easter weekend saw a perfect Tasmanian autumn day for messing about in boats at Dover Seafest.

Steppes Homestead

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.

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.

Maroochydore

On Friday I visited Maroochydore, an hour or so on the public bus south from Noosa.