Mt Field I: At Our Back Door, and Worlds Away

A wide diversity of plant communities ... and an elusive bird.

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Not Lost After All

(For the history of The Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild see here.) That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, The happy highways where I went And cannot come again. from A Shropshire Lad, 1896 by A. E. Houseman     It is a glittering autumn day. The streets of Battery Point are bathed... Continue Reading →

Tasmanian Waratah

  The vivid scarlet colouring of these flowers, shining out among the sombre blue green of the gum forests is certainly one of the most beautiful sights that the Tasmanian bush affords. Geoffrey Smith, 1909, A Naturalist in Tasmania, p 55 Geoffrey Smith M. A. was a fellow of New College, Oxford, who came to Tasmania for six... Continue Reading →

Eden Project Hobart

There is a proposal to build an Eden Project, in Hobart. It would be a science centre and art installation, incorporating bio-domes with an Antarctic theme.

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