It’s time to assemble this year’s handbag for Share the Dignity. Then take your donation to a collection point (at Bunnings stores) by December 2. It’s In The Bag: Share the Dignity This is my favourite charity. I can buy goods that will make life better for a woman or girl experiencing homelessness or poverty this Christmas. And the entire donation will be delivered exactly where it’s needed. I volunteer at my local Red Cross Shop. Recently, one of our lovely customers reminded me to prepare my handbag for this year’s Share the Dignity campaign. She was shopping for recycled ...Read More
Author: Tania Horne
Hobart can still produce surprises, even though we’ve lived here a long time now. Take Picnic Cafe in Mathers Lane, for example. What a little gem! Mathers Lane: Picnic Cafe We stumbled across Picnic Cafe (and Mathers Lane, for that matter) during a Sunday stroll in Hobart. We like to wander aimlessly following our forage at Farm Gate Market, just for fun. There’s a lovely, sunny courtyard area between Bathurst Street (home of the market) and Liverpool Street. One day, after we’d gathered meat and eggs from our favourite Tasmanian farmers, we ventured into Mathers Lane for a late...Read More
Here is a photo Carol took at Cowrie Point titled “The Gathering Storm”. Carol enjoyed photographing the Tasmanian coastline in various weather conditions ~ Greg Hale Where is Cowrie Point? Cowrie Point encompasses Little Peggs Beach State Reserve in the Circular Head region between Rocky Cape National Park and Stanley in north west Tasmania. Apart from knowing where to find this Tasmanian beach, we know little else. If readers have any stories to share about Cowrie Point, please feel free to leave a reply in the comment section below. We promised this photo showing a storm brewing at Cowrie Point when we...Read More
On our way to Turners Beach, we detoured to Braddons Lookout. The decision was made on the strength of Carol Haberle’s photography skills. We knew it to be a stunning location thanks to an image supplied for a sunset compilation published by Think Tasmania. And we were not disappointed in the location at all. Forth Valley Views The homes on Braddons Lookout Road must boast some of the most outstanding rural views in all of Tasmania. The Braddons Lookout viewing platform itself has a wonderful vista, with detailed information about the surrounding area. The project was undertaken by the...Read More
This photo shows the top end of Lake Mackintosh. It was taken by Carol Haberle as the morning mist was lifting from the surface of the lake, with the promise of a beautiful sunny day. Hope you like this month’s photo ~ Greg Hale Carol’s Photo: Top End of Lake Mackintosh Carol wrote many articles for Think Tasmania, one of which was published in May 2012. That particular article showcased the features and location of Lake Mackintosh. Therein, you’ll find more spectacular photos of the region together with substantial information about the West Coast Tassie Jewel. Click image for more....Read More
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