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PacificEdge | November 24, 2017

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Wanderings by road and track

The Organ Pipes Track — sunshine and ice

February 16, 2014 | 1

A Tasmanian journey…

“WHAT’S THIS?”. Fiona holds out her hand as if to catch whatever it is that has started to fall from the sky… small, soft flakes that disappear as soon as they settle on the ground.

“It’s snow. … Read More

Taroona Neighbourhood Garden

February 1, 2014 |

A Tasmanian journey…

EXPERIENCE and learning are the core purpose of travel and that is what happened when we met up with Hobart community gardener and sustainabiity educator, Nel Smit. Nel, you see, is one of the mainstays of the … Read More

Launceston’s performance poet cook

February 1, 2014 |

A Tasmanian journey…

HIGH on a ridge above the city, surrounded by fruit trees, self-employed, with the conviviality of people around, performance, writing and food… especially food… that’s the life of Yvonne Gluyas.

So I had to write about it, … Read More


February 1, 2014 |

A Tasmanian journey…

Friday… We’re leaving St Helens, the last town of any significance on Tasmania’s north east coast. We follow the straight road lined with neat-looking older houses then carefully take the curve as it swings westward to follow … Read More

Forgotten islands

February 1, 2014 |

A Tasmanian journey…

LIKE THE AUTHOR, when I lived in Tasmania I too felt the allure of the Bass Strait islands. Unlike the author, changing circumstances prevented me doing anything about it. Now I get to look down on Flinders … Read More

Found: the book that influenced a generation

January 8, 2014 | 1

A surprise discovery in a mountain hut closes the circle of time…Read More

High on a mountain, a little stone hut

January 8, 2014 | 2

High on a Tasmanian mountain there’s a hidden hut, so late one day we went to look for it….Read More


January 4, 2014 | 1

Shipping has played an important part in Tasmanian history but it’s rare to find shipping and literature in a rusting hulk…Read More