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
Ah Dark Mofo, that most wonderful time of the year, when you get to escape from the cold of Winter that envelops Tasmania. This Winter has been pretty mild so far and Dark Mofo kind of snuck up on us out of nowhere. You go down for the opening night and before you know it, … More Dark Mofo 2017
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.
Last night was one of the best and most fun Halloween’s I’ve had in years! We decided to spend it at the Rooftop Day of the Dead Festival in Hobart which, as the title suggests, took place on a rooftop, the roof of the Central Carpark to be precise. Hobart seems to have a bit … More Rooftop Day of the Dead Festival
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
Apologies for the delay in posting anything new for a while, been very busy with work…..and…..ummmm….catching up on Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones…… Tisk tisk tisk bad James, get blogging! Right well let’s take another trip to Znojmo shall we? This post is about our first night in the beautiful Moravian town of … More Wine tasting in Znojmo
A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful town of Znojmo in Moravia. We went during the classical music and wine festival (Is there a better combination?) and were blown away by an awesome private tour of one of the vineyards there. The town of Znojmo is quite picturesque indeed … More Znojmo: A model town
Had my first taste of the Czech music scene last night courtesy of a band that’s been around since 1990! Sto Zvírat, which translates as 100 animals are legends of the Ska/Reggae scene in the Czech Republic and last night they played to a full house at Zlutý Pes (Yellow Dog). Ska is such an … More Counting Crows….and dolphins, and horses, and sheep…..