Bracing Tasmania


Tam's third report on her seminal trip Down Under, focusing on organic, biodynamic and environmentally sustainable producers. See also Australia from left field and Playing it cool in Victoria. Later reports include Finding clarity in cloudiness and The great doing good.

We flew from a Queensland that was shimmering in clouds of purple jacaranda and 32 °C heat (90 °F) straight to Tasmania, and if anything can dispel the notion that Australia is universally hot, a spring-time October night in Tassie will do the job. An icy wind blew across the tarmac as we walked from the plane...