Collins Bonnet

No, this isn’t a blog post about David Collins, the founding Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of Van Diemens Land and his foray into wearing lady’s headwear..It’s about a wonderful jaunt up the mountain named after him. Collins Bonnet forms part of Sleeping Beauty, which is an area of Wellington Park that from Huonville looks like…..well…..Sleeping … More Collins Bonnet

White Wellington

The weather in Tassie has been having a bit of a Game of Thrones vibe as of late. You wait ages for Winter to come and wonder where on earth it is and then BOOM! Winter is most definitely here and that means one thing….snow glorious snow! I’ve been absolutely loving looking up at the … More White Wellington

Freycinet Road Trip

Well that was a beautiful weekend! Went for a road trip up the East Coast of Tasmania to Coles Bay with the main objective being to climb Mount Amos to see THAT view of Wineglass Bay. Mission accomplished. However, like any good road trip there’s always so many side trips and amazing sights to see … More Freycinet Road Trip

Hail Maria Island Full of Awesome, Heaven art thou among islands.

Another weekend and yet another awesome adventure in Tasmania. This past weekend I had the pleasure of tagging along on a trip with members of the Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science where my lovely partner Sinéad is doing some post-doctoral research. Our destination was Maria Island, a former penal colony off the coast of … More Hail Maria Island Full of Awesome, Heaven art thou among islands.