Open House Hobart 2016 | Saltbush Avenue

Open House Hobart, 2016

Hobart, Australia: I still live here. This small city at the ends of the earth has been my home for five years now, and I feel a deeper connection to it every year. Stronger relationships, deeper knowledge of the town and its history… I’m invested, damn it, and I love getting to stickybeak at unexpected corners during Open House Hobart.  Continue reading »

Tasman Peninsula, Southern Tasmania | Saltbush Avenue

Tasman Peninsula / Southern Tasmania

One thing I enjoy about living in Hobart is that I’m surrounded by people who choose to live here. The youngins move interstate for work and a change of pace, but then the tide shifts and you talk to over-30 professionals and they’ll tell you that they’ve come here for the beautiful landscape, the lower cost of living, the lifestyle.  Continue reading »

A tour of Bruny Island | Saltbush Avenue

A tour of Bruny Island

I’ve been in Tasmania for five years and this was my first trip to Bruny Island. Worth it. Think sandy beaches, rugged coasts, dolphins and seals! It was heaps of fun to meet other instagrammers and feel like a tourist in my own town.  Continue reading »

View of Hobart, Tasmania

Open House Hobart 2015

Hobart, Australia: my current hometown and a place I don’t talk up often enough. It’s known for its dramatic natural surroundings and sandstone heritage buildings, but we got to check out some unexpected architectural delights earlier this month. Heritage, meet modern.  Continue reading »

Living room, current

House walkthrough, year two

How much have we done with our house in two years? The answer is somewhere between “not much” and “heaps and heaps”, so I figured it might be worth another look through. Jamie and I have had plenty of projects to keep us busy, but not so much that the house has started to own us.  Continue reading »