Embracing the beautiful unknown

These days there’s an obsession with needing to find out the “unknown” in our lives. When will I have my dream job? When will I build/buy my first home? When will I be getting married or having kids? When will I be able to afford my dream holiday?

Bear With Me Café Review

Bear with Me, South Hobart’s freshest new café, has been causing plenty of buzz since its initial opening. It offers a unique take on brunch food thanks to the inspired visions of Alicia Liu and Viv Xiao and their partnered chefs, including Lachlan Fletcher from the outstanding Chin Chin restaurant in Melbourne.

Breaking Records, Pushing Limits

Did you know that in a small cafe in the heart of Hobart, the Guinness World Record for most coffees made in an hour has been set not once, not twice, but three times? Sitting on the corner of Macquarie and Elizabeth Streets, Atlas Espresso has a huge heart and matching personality. You may have walked by their witty chalkboard, or seen people crowding the busy shopfront.

The North-West Passage

Words Sean Connors The land echoes with refrains of the past. There are songs here in the north-west passage that few have heard. The birds make their voices known. The waterfalls rumble in the depths of the rainforests. The waves crash against the shore. The sounds of society are far away, like whispers on the…

Interview with Toby Thorpe

At just 17, Toby Thorpe is an international advocate for young people and climate justice. In 2016, the Huonville High School student won the Zayed Future Energy prize, which provided $100,000 to repower his school with solar panels and build a community energy hub.

Strangers in Dark Spaces

There is nothing more invasive than having a total stranger decide that they have every right to put their hands all over your body. To touch you and ignore your attempts to fight them off as you plead for them to stop…

Open letter to Older Generations

I often hear people say new technology is unhealthy and damaging; that it is making people less social.
I believe that this is incorrect. Here’s why…


How do you feel about social media and technology? Are you keeping up or feel pressure to do so?

Random Hobart

‘Down the alleyway and through the cracks – from the dark and dingy to the beautiful’… An insight into this beautiful little city by Taly Hamilton.