If there’s one thing I’d recommend more than anything people do when visiting Tasmania, it’s a Pennicott Wilderness Journey. Having previously been on the Bruny Island version of their boat trips, I was excited to see what their Tasman Island edition would be like. Gemma had previously mentioned that she’d never been on one, so I … More Whale Whale what do we have here?
Having not been able to make it to the Huon Valley Mid Winter Festival last year, I was really looking forward to it this year! So much so I went and bought weekend passes and promised to get dressed up for the occasion. Unlike its more famous and modern aesthetic cousin Dark Mofo, the Mid … More Huon Valley Mid Winter Festival 2017
Been a while since I last posted a blog right? Apologies for that, been a busy few months. Started a new job at the University which has been keeping me nice and busy. Now back to business! It’s also been a while since I attended an Instameet and I think some of us were starting … More Southern Trove Instameet
There are many facets to Dark Mofo that make it such a complete and engaging festival. There is of course the art, which this year was as strange and confusing as ever. There’s also the food and drink on offer at the Winter Feast as well as numerous live music events during the course of … More A song of rice and fire: Dark Mofo entertainment.
The Huon Valley in Tasmania is one of the most fertile agricultural regions in the World and nowhere is that more evident then at the Taste of the Huon, a celebration of fine food, wine, entertainment, arts and crafts from the Huon Valley and Channel region. The event, in its 24th year is held at … More Faces of the Huon
Rising out of the ashes of disaster, Bangor Wine & Oyster Shed is a perfect example of the perseverance of the human spirit in the face of difficulty. Back in 2013, the whole area surrounding the property was the site of devastating forest fires which destroyed thousands of acres of land and numerous homes in … More Bangor Wine & Oyster Shed
Following on from our wonderful boat trip down the Huon River last Saturday for our Instameet, we had another fantastic event in store. The Huon Valley Mid Winter Festival was in its second year of operation and us lucky photographers were granted tickets from the fine people at Hobart & Beyond and Instatassie. After disembarking … More Old Apple tree we’ll wassail thee: Huon Valley Mid Winter Festival
Winter can be an awful season, it’s cold, it’s wet, it’s dark, it’s miserable. It can also be bloody fantastic if the local artists and their community put on a festival to celebrate the Winter solstice. Dark Mofo is Hobart’s celebration of all things dark and just plain out there. It runs for 10 days … More A light in the darkness
I recently had the pleasure of documenting a celebratory feast for the Westend Pumphouse, an eatery and bar on Murray Street in Hobart. The Pumphouse has been selected as one of the top 500 restaurants in Australia, as voted for by a distinguished panel of Good Food Guide Editors, reviewers and industry experts. To celebrate, … More Food heaven at the Westend Pumphouse
We’ve been in Tasmania more than a month now and have yet to do the number one attraction in Hobart….climb Mount Wellington, or kunanyi as it’s known in the Aboriginal language. The mountain towers over Hobart and as I write this is coated in a beautiful layer of snow which only adds to its majesty. … More The foothills of kunanyi