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5 reasons to ditch Sydney for Hobart

Whack weather situation in SydneyI dunno about you, but I was in Sydney over Christmas and it was too sunny for the beach, too bloody hot to leave the fan (yep, my cousin’s house where I was staying DIDN’T HAVE A/C). Basically, if global warming keeps doing it’s thing, Sydney’s going to be 55 degrees…

A very brief and ill-informed Hobart suburb guide #1

Punk. I’ve been asked several times for a suburb run down. Where should a punk liveĀ if Paddington is their place in Sydney (Sandy Bay or Battery Point)? Where should a punk put down roots if Fitzroy is their hood in Melbs (North Hobart or West Hobart)? You need to know something about me, punk. I’ve…

Battery Point under $1 million

Well, punks, it’s happened. Hobart has its first million dollar suburb, and that suburb is (surprise, surprise) former domain of immigrants, artists, students, dockworkers, sex workers* Battery Point (all of whom, I’m sure, would still be living there in some variation). Same old same old, these people made the spot interesting, everyone wanted to move…