New Beginnings

New Years and resolutions seem to go hand in hand. Are people resolute in these resolutions? Probably not as much as they should be. What a new year can mean is a fresh start, a new calendar: A new beginning. After just a few weeks though most of us mortal souls have settled in to…

Take an Escape to Richmond

Richmond village is a microcosm of colonial times in Tasmania.┬áIt is the Tardis that takes you to 1829. My drive in the Escape Hatch across the Tasman Bridge from Hobart Town on a sunny Saturday last November, takes about 30 minutes, weaving through the grassy countryside passing the numerous Coal River Valley vineyards and farming…