Category: Tasmania

An afternoon at the farm

I’ve written about how much I love Two Metre Tall before. When I lived in New Norfolk, we were regular visitors on Friday evenings or Sunday afternoons. Or both. Two Metre Tall is a farm-based brewery focused on naturally (spontaneously!) fermented, barrel-aged ales and ciders using ingredients grown on...

Week 40/2021: a week off

Week 40/2021: Week of 4 October 2021 I didn’t have a focus area to do better in this week. It was week 2 of school holidays and I worked on Monday, then had the rest of the week off with Kramstable. I didn’t do much work on my 21...

Week 33/2021: Swimming in the mud

Week 33/2021: Week of 16 August 2021 This week I was lucky to go on a road trip to the north of the state with a colleague to meet some people working on some of the same things we’re working on. Our first stop was Smithton, my home town....

Week 28/2021: the streets of hobart

Week 28: week of 12 July 2021 What did I want to do better this week? I continued my routine of getting up whenever I wanted to instead of setting an alarm for a stupid time in the morning and getting up really early. It’s hard to really know...

Week 25/2021: the wild places

Week 25/2021: Week of 21 June 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Shut down and go to bed earlier. Get more sleep. So, how did that go then? In my post about the book Spacemaker, I said that I’d decided to introduce a daily pause,...

Week 24/2021: rocket man

Week of 14 June 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Last week I said I wanted to focus on sleep and just sleep. I’d been creeping my shutdown time past 10.15 and not leaving enough time to wind down before my 10.30 bedtime. With a...

Week 22/2021: sunrises and crackers

Week 22/2021: week of 31 May I didn’t achieve a bunch of things this week, but I think I learned a lot. 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different vegetable every week from the book In Praise of Veg...

Week 21/2021: websites, exercise and Tasmanian stories

What did I want to do better this week? That thing about doing afternoon exercise. I’ve been working through the Wicking Centre’s Preventing Dementia MOOC, which is a free online course open to anyone interested in learning about what the risk factors for dementia are and how to modify...

21 for 2021: week 19 review

Week 19/2021: week of 10 May 2021 What did I want to do better this week? More than one afternoon’s exercise in the week. So, how did that go then? I did two days . . . I also did the City to Casino seven km walk on Sunday,...

21 for 2021: week 18

Week 18/2021: week of 4 May 2021 21 for 2021 update This week in the Change Journal I tried out the Eisenhower Principle chapter, which I am familiar with but don’t think I’ve ever actually used. It’s a way of prioritising things according to their importance and their urgency. I’ve...