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My first Aurora!

On Wednesday evening I had the immense pleasure of seeing my first instance of the Aurora Australis. Ironically I missed the main activity as I was attending a free lecture in the University of Tasmania on…..the Aurora. 264 more words


Snowbart: A Winter Wonderland on Mount Nelson in Tasmania

Woke up to a Winter Wonderland in Mount Nelson this morning! Snow had been promised and snow was indeed delivered! It’s still coming down as I write this but alas has mostly melted away now. 103 more words


Waltzing Mathilda

I was invited to attend the Theatre Dinner Evening at The Mount Nelson Hotel last Tuesday with my friend Retha.

It’s a new concept for the hotel I understand and is held at Planet Restaurant every Tuesday evening from 5 May to 9 June 2015. 1,261 more words


Mount Nelson: Our new home

Our first abode in Hobart was on King Street in Dynnyrne in lovely AirBnB accommodation with a lovely Irish lady. After viewing several places and having what we thought was our dream home snatched away from us, we started to panic a little and looked farther afield in order to get a more permanent roof over our heads. 898 more words


qu'ils mangent du gâteau /

Translation: “Let them eat cake!” and so we did.

I recently turned 23 and decided to treat myself and ten close girlfriends to some Afternoon Tea at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Gardens. 185 more words


Nowhere like the Nelly

The wedding bells are certainly ringing in 2015, and with four weddings (and hopefully no funeral!) coming up we are swimming in bachelor/ -ette brazenness. I have to admit, and hopefully this doesn’t make me seem old before my time, but the thought of travelling via open-topped Pink Piggy Bus playing spectacularly bad music hopping from bar to bar…gives me the willies, uh hum…I mean the heebies! 543 more words