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A day to myself in Hobart

A day to oneself in Hobart, before the Transnational Masterclass,  so what to do?  I know that I could do MONA, (the Museum of Old and New Art)  but I decided to save that for our next trip to Tasmania, when Mr Resident Judge would be with me.

So, instead, a little browse around the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.  I was impressed.  It was free, for a start.  I find Melbourne Museum’s $12.00 entry fee discouraging, especially for a museum that I feel has little depth.  It may be doing good work behind the scenes, but there’s little evidence of it in its focus on ‘entertainment’.  So- a big tick for free entry to the TMAG  and a well-placed donation box to which I was happy to contribute. Continue reading