A Visit to the Star Theatre

Then: With to-day’s announcement of the opening next Tuesday of the Star Theatre, Invermay, comes the fulfilment of an ambition on the part of the directors of Star Theatres Pty. Ltd. to extend their chain of theatres to the suburbs of Launceston, with such a model theatre as has been enjoyed by local citizens who…

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Prism 17

So, Sunday we went down to Hobart for Prism 17: celebrating the diverse talents of autism, and I took some photos so I should share them. The site was Rosny Farm, next door to Eastland, and there two parts, speakers in the big barn (see below) and an art display in the Schoolhouse Gallery. The…

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WARNING: Lots of goat photos

Goat Fest 2017 was in the next building over from the market so it seemed like a good day trip to visit both. It worked well, rather than the usual process of leaving market to catch bus and then having an hour an half to kill in town & trying to find lunch, I spent…

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Jo gave a theme of bicycles… so you know what that means

Penny-farthing races! Specifically, the National Penny Farthing Races from Evandale in February. Penny farthing racing is, as you can see, a nice, slow, genteel sport. Actually, this is the Slow Race, where the last person over the line wins. And riding a bike of any kind slowly causes problems…. He looks a bit worried  because…

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Blooming Tasmania in photos

I took some photos at the Blooming Tasmania Festival in Launceston at the Albert Hall last week. The Albert Hall is on the edge of City Park. Most of the exhibits were inside, but there were a handful outside. More of them later.. Tiger! Ferns, from Fernmania. They sell tree ferns. You can see some there. Because daffodils….

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Walk Together Launceston, 2015

Walk Together: We believe Australians are a welcoming, generous and compassionate people. On Saturday, October 31 you’re invited to #SayWelcome in cities and towns across the nation. The Launceston event, organised by Walk Together in Launceston, organised by Safe Asylum, started at Princes Square, went through the Mall–

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ANZAC Day 2015

5.40 am Westbury. Village green on the left. RSL hall on the right. 6 am The army cadets are doing duty as the catafalque party.

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Brixhibition 2015

Just inside the door were two bridges, this one is Kings Bridge, over the South Esk River at the Gorge. And this very long one is Tasman Bridge, Hobart

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