The escapees head westwards, pursued by Government Schooner "Eliza". They encounter ship builders at Port Davey.
Escape from Port Arthur Part I
In 1839, in the very early days of the penal settlement at Port Arthur, eight men contrived an escape. It led to an almost inconceivable journey.
“Poynduk”: the Extravagant, Impossible (and Understandable) Dreams of Critchley Parker
Many are bewildered by Critchley's tragic adventure. But when you consider his circumstances, his wild Romantic ambition is easier to understand.
The Marquess, the Pirates, Gemstones, William the Conqueror … and two Cromwells.
The stories of the Buckland church windows.
Rumours, traces and secondhand reports ...
Kayaking the Southern Edge Part III
Rounding two of the most dramatic capes in the Southern Ocean. Unfavourable conditions force a difficult decision.
Kayaking the Southern Edge Part II
Paddling in 3 metre swell with nowhere to land for 46 kms, and, along the way, some unexpected challenges.
Kayaking the Southern Edge Part I
Taking six SeaBear kayaks home for repairs ... the hard way.
The Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild of Tasmania
Behind Tasmania's stone walls, bright things are happening.
South Cape Rivulet – Beyond the End of the Road
Drive as far south as you can. And then keep going.