Winter Outings – RJ Hamer Arborteum

We have not really been out exploring much since we got back from Tassie, a month ago. I guess we were going a bit stir crazy, it been a month of catching up with various jobs around the house, work, social engagements and then, of course, the Exhibition. The weather had not been so brilliant…

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Monday’s Musings

We officially hit Winter on Friday…how depressing, and just to celebrate Melbourne turned on the sunshine. Blue Skies, mild temperatures and light winds. The last few weeks have been bitterly cold and grey and drizzly. I am sure there is more horrible to come. We have been getting very cold mornings along with our clear…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 19

Our trip over on the ferry was mostly calm, I was violently woken about Midnight by being thrown against the wall in my bunk, it was quite turbulent until about 3am, poor Moth did not fare much better on this trip than last and got little sleep. We were woken at 5:45am by the onboard…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 18

Our last day in Tassie, so we had a big sleep in (of course – we had been on the go for weeks, it was catching up with us), we then drove down the coast to Coles Beach (as opposed to Coles Bay – very different, and a little confusing with names so similar). We…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 17

We woke early and visited Cataract Gorge, just after sunrise (No real fabulous sunrise to shoot, too many clouds), we photographed the reflections in the lake, walked the tracks and wandered past cascades and the Suspension Bridge –  a little scary when someone jogged across and made it swing! Had me hanging on for dear life,…

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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 14

Two weeks into this trip we finally got to the main reason WHY we were here in the first place, the now yearly get together for my Awake Artistry group in Australia and New Zealand. We all met in a cafe in Launceston at 9am, for a coffee and a catch-up, with new and old…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 13

The day dawned sunny and pleasant and we decided at the last minute to make another try for Cradle Mountain. It was only two hours away, it was warm and sunny, until we again got over Mount Roland, by the time we got to the car park, the clouds had closed in again. This time…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 12

We rose early, as planned and drove out to Binalong Bay, driving in the dark on these country rides can be a little scary and while we saw plenty of Kangaroos, we did not hit any – we have so far been quite lucky. While the setting was fantastic the sunrise was OK but not…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 11

Slept in! We had woken early and saw there were too many clouds for a good sunrise, so went back to bed. When we eventually did venture out we drove up the coast to Eddystone Point Lighthouse and Mount William National Park, we spent some time exploring this area, (with a sky still full of grey clouds). We…

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