Tag heritage hotel

23 Mar

Devil is in the detail

When I first went to the Palace of the Lost City, in Sun City, South Africa, many years ago, I was blown away by the thought given to every detail in the creation of this fantasy hotel. Apart from the obvious big wow factors and overkill with which this extravagant creation bombards your senses, I […]

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14 Jan

Finding Lewis

When we were restoring Woodbridge we uncovered many wonderful details of the house, but by far my favourite memory was finding Lewis. I was quite pedantic about saving everything that we uncovered, even to the extent of telling the tradies to pick up every handmade nail that they saw in the dust and rubble. And […]

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13 Jan

Historic New Norfolk

It doesn’t matter how often I recount the story of how New Norfolk got its name, it never ceases to delight me that we are living in part of Tasmania’s, indeed Australia’ s history. New Norfolk is one of the oldest towns in Australia. It pre-dates Port Arthur and was originally know as Elizabeth Town, […]

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