Tag Archives: hobart

3 houses under $300K

Punk. I’ve been neglecting my real duty. I’ve been carried away with cute, inner city cottages and mansions, when what you need is the ‘super cheap’. I’ve put that in quotation marks, because if we were talking about a dress for $300,000 that would be ridiculous – somehow, real estate punks have made us think…

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…

3 Great bushwalks super close to Hobart (and coffee)

Punks – I’ve only been in Tassie 18 months, so there’s heaps of shizzle I don’t know. Lucky for me, my friends are generous with their knowledge as well as being great writers. Thanks to @gypset_rover for this fab guest post! She even took the pics! M xMy family moved to Tasmania back when it was…

Getting drunk in Hobart (in style)

Punks, it’s been a terrible week. Every pisshead I know just wants to spend time in a bar right now, yelling at Republicans (for Trump) and God (for Leonard) and I’m way too presbyterian to know anything consequential about alcohol. My friend Tali is the opposite of that. She’s the one cheering you on, convincing you…

Some properties of the week from a land that’s safe from pussy grabbing*

Oh dear Barbra. It’s been a hell of an emotional 24 hours, and I’m not even American. My American friends are heartbroken, and to be honest, most of my Australian lady-friends are too.  I confess: I was part of one of these ‘secret Facebook groups’ Hillary spoke about, and I cried the whole way through…