Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 16

It was early morning once we got a little away from Launceston, there was lots of mist and fog; eerie to say the least the world had disappeared. We met everyone (from my Artists Group) at historic Brickendon Estate Farm. This is a World Heritage Listed Colonial Farm Village and so much fun for the likes…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 7 (Part 2)

We arrived at the Port Arthur Historic Sites at 9am just as they were opening, we like to get to some of these places earlier, to avoid the crowds. We had blue skies and light winds, perfect for a mornings exploring. Port Arthur involved LOTS of walking and plenty of historic buildings in various forms…

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Victorian Lighthouses – Cape Liptrap

In 2015 and 2016 I embarked on a voyage of learning and adventure by following the Victorian Coast looking for both Lighthouses and shipwrecks and have written many a post. We have been from Wonthaggi all the way to the South Australian border (and beyond). Victoria’s coastline is often rugged and exceptionally beautiful, the fertile…

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An update on the Mahogany Ship

In December 2015 Moth and I drove The Great Ocean Road and did the Victorian Shipwreck Coast, I wrote numerous blog posts about all the stop; along with, all the lighthouses and shipwrecks. One such post I wrote was about the Mahogany Ship; which has been raised to near Urban Legend Status, with so many…

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Spring Outings – Mont de Lancey Homestead

Built in 1867 Mont de Lancey by Henry Sabire the estate had humble beginnings and was one of the early settlers in the are of Wandin in the Yarra Valley, about one hour from Melbourne. More history can be read here. We visited on this occasion for the Draught Horse & Vintage Machinery Weekend  A fun…

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Cee’s Black and White Challenge – Tracks and Trains

This week’s B&W Challenge from Cee is Trains and Tracks, knew as soon as I saw it to drag out some pics from the Williamstown Train Museum (or Cemetery) we visited July, last year; fabulous spot and so many images.Here is a gallery of just a few… You can read the post of that day…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Chaos

This week’s WPC is Chaos, embracing chaos and delighting in it is something I do enjoy during a bit of Urban Exploration, just not my own house or studio; it just sometimes happens that there is more chaos here! I live with two adult children, two cats, two dogs and two turtles. Is it any…

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Victorian Shipwrecks – Loch Ard Gorge

Two wrecks; first the Loch Ard and then the Napier that went to salvage it!

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Victorian Shipwrecks – Moonlight Head

My First Shipwreck of our trip is a Doozy! The Fiji and Marie Gabrielle

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Featured Photographer – Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange was a great artist and a photojournalist during the great depression.

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