Say what you will about zoos and wildlife parks but in this day and age they have become an essential part of the preservation of our planet’s endangered and exotic species, thanks in no small part to our ruining of their habitats of course. Of course there are many zoos out there that are purely … More Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
I was going to call this one a Hike up to Ridgeway Park but when you’re walking along a perfectly smooth tarmac road, the word “hike” is taking liberties a little bit. This was my first exploration beyond the urban confines of Hobart and filled me with thoughts of entering Jurassic Park as I commented … More A walk up to Ridgeway Park
Ok so gangs MIGHT be a bit of a stretch in this case but that’s the impression I got after a few visits to the grassy area in front of the entrance to the Wrest Point Hotel and Casino. The “gangs” in question are the various groups of birds that call this place home and … More Gangs of Wrest Point
Regular readers and those following my Instagram account will be well aware that we’ve been in Tasmania for around two weeks now and have seen some beautiful sights in and around our new home in Hobart. It’s taken me a few days to get around to writing a first post and there’s plenty more to … More Here we go….again. First forays into Hobart.