…laid to rest

Eaglehawk Neck dog

The Island of Ghosts

It is a mid-winter evening at Eaglehawk Neck, the sliver of sand and scrub that connects the Tasman Peninsula to the rest of Tasmania. A solitary dog walker haunts the beach. All life appears as silhouettes in the creeping blue gloom.

PA Travers-Smith, view of Beverley, Yorkshire

Painting a picture of the past

These two paintings are by Peter (Pierre) Travers-Smith, my mother’s uncle and the father of Meryl Travers-Smith whose grave I visited in Hobart last year.

The Tickets

Each ticket is an entry point to the past. Admission is free.

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The Unknown Boys

A found photograph. A lost group of boys.

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The Elephants

I don’t collect elephants. They just seem to gather around me.

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Family ties

Family stories, lost and found.

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People

Places

Poetry

Relics

The remains

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Leftovers from elsewhere

Dead Real

The start of a long journey

Dead Things

Documenting death and decay in the neighbourhood

Dead Paper

Everything which would ordinarily go into the waste paper basket after use