Pancho Villa Revisited

You know the feeling of awe as your eyes slowly adjust to the light of flickering candles and muted colours of stainglass windows when...

read more

Who is Tom McHugo?

I made a lunch reservation and the email came back with ‘Thanks, Tom’. Was the former Montgomery’s Hotel now named after the proprietor? I...

read more

Tourist Tips #1-5

Tasmania is so now it’s crazy and there’s so much to do. Even so, I was left scratching my head when old school friends...

read more

Ettie’s Revisited

Want to feel a little European bistro sophistication that’s not OTT for lunch? Try Ettie’s. Boozy Friday Lunch Friend and This Girl visited early...

read more

Faro

‘arely controlled chaos’* might be hyperbole but it’s no overstatement that Mona’s new exhibition space and museum restaurant are remarkable. Pharos is the museum’s...

read more

Posh Pit to MONA

It might just be the best ticket in town. Hop on at Brooke Street Pier, in half an hour, hop off at MONA. For...

read more

Iron Pot Bay Vineyard

Tasmania is well known for our cool climate wines and there are distinct geographical areas our grapes grow. The West Tamar is minutes from...

read more