Tag Archives: Tasmania

Thanks to our fire fighting people

After having come close to losing everything we have in the recent bushfires at Molesworth, I would like to use this page to extend the thanks of both Jewel and myself (and Zeus of course) to all the guys and … Continue reading

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Our foods

Having started cooking at my uncles English roadside cafe on the London to Rochester main highway back in (about) 1955 I have had a love of food for a LONG time. When I joined the British merchant navy to be … Continue reading

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GAA Trip to North East Tasmania 2010

Every year around March the Gemmological Association of Australia Tasmania Division (GAA) does a trip to Branxholm in the North Eastern portion of Tasmania where a weekend is spent fossicking for gemstones, mainly sapphires along with eating, drinking and having … Continue reading

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Launceston

Launceston is Tasmania’s second largest city and has redefined itself as a cultural hub with vibrant cafes, museums and open parkland. Launceston is an ideal base for visiting the vineyards of the Tamar Valley. Follow the vineyards on the Tamar … Continue reading

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Hobart

Australia’s second-oldest city and southernmost capital, Hobart’s rich colonial heritage is evident in its natural charms and beautiful sandstone buildings. This photo of Hobart is courtesy of TripAdvisor Rising high above the city is Mt Wellington, a wild and rugged … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to Danson Park. If you wish to leave a comment you will need to click on “register” on the log in page and put in you email address to have a password sent to you (you can change the … Continue reading

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Tasmania

Tasmania is separated from mainland Australia by the 240 km stretch of Bass Strait. Twelve thousand years ago sea level was rising as the most recent period of global glaciation eased. The land mass now known as Tasmania was cut … Continue reading

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Bushfires in Molesworth Feb 2013

The Molesworth bushfires Feb 2013 with a video Continue reading

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Kangaroos invade the BBQ

While on a  camping weekend at Mt. William National Park in the North Eastern part of Tasmania the family BBQ was invaded by uninvited dinner guests.       Click on the “Contact Us” tab on the left of the … Continue reading

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The Tasmanian Devil

The Tasmanian Devil, Sarcophilus harrisii, cannot be mistaken for any other marsupial, its spine-chilling screeches, black colour, and reputed bad-temper, led the early European settlers to call it The Devil, although only the size of a small dog, it can … Continue reading

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