Tag Archives: tasmania

First Day for DB

Today is something of a milestone. Small Z has been going to school for about the last four months of last year. I made a deal with Small DB that she didn’t have to go to school if she didn’t want to, but she had to start school in 2021 – we agreed she would …

Shack

In Victoria shacks are not really a thing. Some people have a ‘holiday house’ and others might have a bathing box somewhere, but it’s kind of rare. In Tasmania, it seems that shacks are a thing – they’ve been around a long time, but now – with real estate ascending ever greater heights, they are …

A Trailing Stop

High on the goodwill of the Excellent People Who Accidentally Sold Us a Stolen Trailer, M found another, for double the price – but almost new and already registered. We journeyed out to places unknown, through New Norfolk and what seemed like halfway up Mt Dromedary. Somewhere up there lives a guy in a very …

Second time around.

SMALL BUT SUNNY Back in February 2019, I bought a block of land I’d had my eye on. It was $155k. Almost all the money in the world, inherited from my dad – whom I would far prefer to the cash, but there you go, an unfair exchange. I probably documented this elsewhere, but there …