Category Archives: Home in Tassie

We cross the border

From Mataranka we headed south on the BB (boring bitumen). Now whilst this stretch of the Stuart Highway is certainly a boring drive there are surprising little places of interest. Around 70 kilometres south of Mataranka is Larrimah. There is … Continue reading

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Kunawarritji

From our camp site at Jupiter Well it was only 240 kilometres to our next fuel stop at the community of Kunawarritji. We left camp around 8:00AM to avoid travelling in the heat of the afternoon. After around 160 kilometres … Continue reading

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Our new kitchen

Those who have visited our little cottage will know that the kitchen was a bit shabby. It was forty years old and showing its age (rather like its owners). We had obtained several quotes for a kit form replacement from … Continue reading

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Petal Point

Thursday 3 April we headed up to Petal Point (see the blue flag on the map) with some friends for a few days of camping. Before we set off we had to go into Hobart and take Mum and her … Continue reading

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The end of Summer

  Summer has given way to Autumn and it is time we thought about heading north to warmer weather. Today it is only 12C with rain and hail and snow to 800 metres. We really haven’t had much of a … Continue reading

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Wooden Boat Festival

Last weekend was the Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart. This is held every two years. Now we look forward to this festival for two reasons, of course there is the festival itself but more importantly our friends Raewyn and Garry … Continue reading

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Chain of Lagoons continued

As usual Vicki went fishing but alas fish was not to be on our menu. We had enough firewood to cook all our meals over a fire. This was partly due to the wood we brought ourselves but also the … Continue reading

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