Tuesday, 28 December 2010

Taz-tastic place lost in time...

Stunning...simply stunning! Tasmania is beautiful and ever changing. The climate is about as constant as a snowman in the desert. Mornings will freeze you, breakfast breeze you, lunch comes the thaw and my mid-afternoon your baking. If you don't like the weather, just wait five minutes!

The past few days we have all been staying in the hallowed halls of James and Andrea...neither of whom ever stop working! This is possibly for good reason, as between them they maintain a veterinary practice, art studio and a small 'safari' park on their land, complete with chickens, ducks, geese, alpaca, highland cattle, turkeys, pigs, goats, sheep, giant horses....and many more beasties that I will furnish you with pictures of soon.

These past few days I have wrangled with a sheep, herded the alpaca (badly) and chased rabbits (at high speed, but with to little affect). As of yet (this is tempting fate) I have not been bitten, stung or poisoned...although Jim ate a dodgy pie from a road-side cafe that had him galloping into the bush clutching his rear-end...we kept out of his way!

Internet is hard to find here...my mobile phone does not work...this is the first (dial-up) internet I have accessed in nearly four whole days...this truly is a splendid place! Forgive the lack of images, but uploading any of the many...would possibly cause an IT overload in this portion of Tasmania...as per usual..images will soon follow!

Just to say...we have found our first Taz-fossils...but no dinosaurs yet. Stay tuned, as there is much to tell!

1 comment:

  1. I guess by "dodgy" you mean something Rasputin would have refused. And thanks for bringing that little piece of news to the world ;)