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The Little Boat that came Home

The Little Boat that came Home

It’s well-known in sailing circles that you don’t find a wooden boat; they find you. This is the story of how Sarah Ann, a Huon and King Billy pine sailboat with a tragic past, found me. I had just launched my latest trailer restoration on the Maroochy River,...
Once Found, Twice Loved

Once Found, Twice Loved

Madison Wilday’s life is one of both creativity and care – for others in vulnerable moments, and of cast-offgoods that can be reused in the home. She has studied psychology, worked as a model, restored and sold vintage furniture, and more recently started training to...
Accommodation That Connects

Accommodation That Connects

Allow me to set the scene. A large table is loaded with food, conversation humming around its fringes where pairs of legs are folded beneath. There is laughter, the clink of glasses and cutlery on plates. “Pass the taties!” someone yells, and the soft strains of...
Tales Of Tasmanian Shacklife

Tales Of Tasmanian Shacklife

Where the romance began. The humble shack, weathered and worn by the years, stands as a silent witness to the chapters of my life. I am her unabashed lover. This shack, with its timeworn exterior and creaking floorboards, has been my first love, my oldest faithful...