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A Good news week – Musings on Monday 26 June 2017

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   A week of good news: In case you missed the news, the required legislation to close the disused Rail Corridor between Tumbarumba and Rosewood finally passed through the NSW Parliament during the week.  This is fantastic news for those of us who have been patiently working behind the scenes to enable a rail trail…

Port Arthur Historic Site Tasmania

Tour de Tassie #5 – A convict journey

It really seems like we were on our very own ‘Convict Journey’ as we visited Darlington Probation Station on Maria Island, Port Arthur Historic Site, the Coal Mines and later in our trip, Sarah Island on the (West Coast).  How’s this for a great list of names? Eagle Hawk Neck, Dog line, Coal Mines, Remarkable Cave, Devil’s Kitchen, Tasman Arch,…

Disused railway corridor overgrown with trees near Tumbarumba wating to be turned into a rail trail for cyclists and walkers

How the transient nature of transport has turned

The transient nature of life, and in particular, transport, is in my thoughts at the moment. Transient– This week’s photo challenge asks us to share a photo about transient – whether it be drifters, nomads, or even the state of impermanence. I’ve targeted the state of impermanence with this week’s photo. You will see in this photo a railway line, overgrown with trees…

Penguin statue at Penguin Tasmania with seagull on his head

Not so Wordless Wednesday: 21 June 2017

I know it’s supposed to be Wordless Wednesday but I like to break the rules sometimes! Meet the real penguin of Penguin. There’s a funny story about the seagull sitting on his head and I have to share it with you – we were told by a local that the seagull perched there all day and rarely ever moved. So when another…

We are all Wonder Women

A Wonder Woman week – Musings on Monday 19 June 2017

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   A wonderful week end with Wonder Woman: I haven’t managed to write a Musings on Monday post for a few weeks as I’ve been away, but you can read all about our trip to Tasmania in my recent posts if you’re so inclined.  I still have a few to update! I have been busy…

Focus, travel photo, seascape

Where is your focus – in front or behind?

Where is your focus – in front of you or behind you? Focus– This week’s photo challenge asks us to share a photo featuring focus.  It could be an in-focus or out-of-focus shot. Instead I’ve taken the definition of focus – directing a great deal of attention, interest, or activity towards a particular aim – and shared this photo. In my…

Top 10 tips, travel, Tasmania

#Top10 Tips for Two weeks of Travelling in Tasmania

Our Top 10 tips for seeing Tasmania in two weeks Disclaimer: We are two recently retired teachers who have been to Tasmania several times but we still have lots to see and do.  These are our thoughts made from our notes and discussions as we travelled around.  We wished someone had paid for our trip but sadly that didn’t happen!…

Embarrassing – Writespiration #119: Week 23

Writespiration is a great challenge as it really gets my grey matter working. The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme, in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less and it’s harder than it sounds. This week Sacha wants to know: Your most embarrassing moment… and yes, it can be fiction, but I’d much prefer memoir! Give…

Discover Tasmania's West Coast

Tour de Tassie #4 – The Wild and Wonderful West Coast

The Tour de Tassie continues! Where to next?? From East to West So far I’ve told you about the circuitous route we took on our trip around Tasmania,  our visit to Timeless Tarraleah and our stay in the penitentiary on Maria Island. The East Coast of Tasmania is a beautiful area – dark, deep forests with waterfalls and ancient trees, mountain bike…

Share your world, lighthouse, travel

Share Your World – 6 June 2017

I’m back from travelling around Tasmania and ready to participate in this week’s Share Your World. I’ve missed participating and reading other blogs while away but the bonus has been new perspectives and topics to blog about 🙂 Questions and my responses for this week are as follows: Q. What’s your strongest sense? A.  I’d like to say a sense of justice but that’s only…