The image is of Dove Lake at Cradle Mountain in Tasmania. It’s located in the Central Highlands in Lake St Clair National Park. They say it’s the fifth highest mountain in Tasmania. It is one of my favourite places in the world. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #26: Mountains

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It was homework five years ago. Our boy had to find out how people celebrate Easter in different countries and then try an Easter activity from around the world. Apparently, an old French custom was rolling raw eggs down a slope to symbolise the stone being rolled away from the tomb. So we rolled raw […]

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“Atomic: full of love, full of wonder” by Nike Savvas, Australia I saw the installation for the first time at the Art Gallery of New South Wales earlier this year. Thousands of colourful balls were vibrating on a string. It was beautiful. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #24: Colorful

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I do enjoy a good sun flare. The image was taken at the pool one hot afternoon. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #23: Hot

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Tassie Nannas knit in protest

If you head out to Hobart’s Elizabeth Street Mall you may come across them — a group of strong-willed and passionate grandmothers knitting for a cause. For almost three years Tasmanian grandmothers, also known as Tassie Nannas, have been protesting against the Australian Government’s policy of offshore detention with their knitting needles. In 2013, the […]

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Old Fashioned

I liked the old-fashioned book cover. The Arrival by Shaun Tan was published in 2006. It tells the story of a traveller who leaves behind everything he knows to journey to a strange country. It is a place devoid of family and friends. Where the future is uncertain and everything is unfamiliar. The back cover […]

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