Rainbow joy? Or torture?

We joined the queue. The seemingly-endless queue that snaked its way around the Melville St carpark which has been taken over for Dark Mofo. We were told the wait time…

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Covid-safe fun

It can be tricky entertaining kids when you've also got the threat of covid to worry about. Particularly at the height of Tasmania's tourism season when many locations are buzzing…

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Walking in the Sky

My four-year-old dreams of “walking in the sky” and lets his imagination run wild as he makes up stories about cuddling rainbows and jumping between fluffy white clouds. So he…

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mapiya lumi – Around Here

When we first arrived at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery's new children's gallery - mapiya lumi - I was worried the space would be too small to entertain our…

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On a mission to find ducks

I still recall visiting the Royal Hobart Show's animal nursery when I was in primary school - my favourite part was always watching the antics of the downy yellow ducklings…

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Art with Heart
ART FARM BIRCHS BAY SCULPTURE TRAIL (DOG FRIENDLY)

Art with Heart

Before we had two little humans we had fur children. And our dalmatian LOVED our annual family visit to the Art Farm Birchs Bay sculpture trail. Sadly he's no longer…

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Reaching New Heights

Does your kid love to climb? Climbing is fantastic for a child's development and it's FUN! Here are our favourite parks for climbing: COMMUNITY HUB, QUEENS DOMAIN We went to…

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Rainy Day Play

Winter in Tassie can be tough with small children. Yes there’s snow on the mountain and plenty of puddles to jump in. But some days are just better suited to…

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Archersaurus

He can’t say his own name yet, but Archer can easily identify and name at least a dozen different dinosaurs. Whether it’s his favourite “Steg” (Stegosaurus), “Rex” (T-Rex), "Dack" (Pterodactylus)…

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The Dinosaur King

When the Dinosaur rEvolution exhibition started at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in December, Hudson was one of the first people through the door. He went along with his…

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Rollin’ with my Homies

One of Archer's favourite words is “BIKE” and Hudson is pumped to have recently ditched his training wheels. So we’ve been spending a bit of time at bike parks -…

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Which national park?
Welcome to National Park.

Which national park?

When Bryan announced, in the college common room back in 1996, that he lived at National Park, you could see confusion creep across the faces of our mutual friends. But…

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Jurassic Creatures

As the queue inched closer to the entrance of the Jurassic Creatures exhibition at Wrest Point in Hobart, both our dino-loving boys were buzzing with excitement. But as we approached…

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