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Stories of my life, travels and Tasmania

Sydney! Sun, Fun, Harbours and Lights. A city so beautiful and filled with delights.

The Bonny Port of Sydney (first verse only), by Henry Lawson. The lovely Port of Sydney Lies laughing to the sky, The bonny Port of Sydney, Where the ships of nations lie. You shall never see such beauty, Though you … Continue reading

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Anyone would think I like food!!!

Anyone would think I like food!  I got three cookbooks for Christmas along with ham jam, blueberry jam, fruit paste, cheese biscuits, chilli oil, double shot pepper sauce, spices, shortbread, nougat and chocolate. I’m in heaven!!!! Oh and I must … Continue reading

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A coal mine, a convict, a colony. Welcome to the Tasman Peninsula and the Coal Mines Historic Site

One of the many attractions people have on their list of things to do when visiting Hobart is The Port Arthur Historic Site.  It is definitely a must see attraction but there are some other very interesting areas of the … Continue reading

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Got arrested at The Old Melbourne Gaol and then was on top of the world at the Skydeck Eureka Tower

  There is a problem I always have when I go to Melbourne.  It’s not a bad problem but it takes a bit of thought and planning on my part to work out what I want to do when I … Continue reading

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The journey of my life begins!

Why do I write about my life?  Why is it any different than yours or anyone else in this world?  What is it that I want to share with you about my most amazing life? I want to share with … Continue reading

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The sweet and salty sensation!

Gee, hasn’t salted caramel taken off!?  Everyone seems to be right into this new sensation and can you blame them?  It really is the best of both worlds.  Sweet gooey caramel, savoury salt breaking through the sweetness.  Who on earth … Continue reading

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Being a tourist in our home town – Mount Field National Park

Do you ever look out your window, sun shining, sky clear and blue, intermittent white fluffy clouds hanging atop the surrounding hills and think there is no better place on earth to be then right where you are in that … Continue reading

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Hey mate, let’s put a few snags on the barbie!

I know that most people think Australian’s speak English and for the most part you would be correct in saying that.  But when you are new to this country, 13 years of age and people are saying things like ‘Ta’, … Continue reading

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Where ever it is, snow will always be a winter wonderland to me.

Last week it snowed in Hobart.  Yes it does that from time to time but this time it was starting to look like a winter wonderland and not just a dusting of icing sugar on top of a cake.  This … Continue reading

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Spend some time on the Mornington Peninsula. Why not, you’ll love it!

I have read so many articles about the Mornington Peninsula, the food, the wine and the beautiful scenery.  A charming place to while away the hours, eat, drink and walk off all the calories you’ve just endured.   After a … Continue reading

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