image Snapshot Sunday: Carriage Driver


Steve from Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages in Hobart.
Steve from Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages in Hobart.

I took this photo one Saturday when Naomi and I were in Hobart. Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages do tours around the Hobart waterfront, Salamanca and Battery Point. I was not quick enough on this occasion to get a good photo of the horses but did get this nice one of Steve, the driver. Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages are based in Geeveston but conduct their tours in Hobart.

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I was born in England in 1957 and lived there until our family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. In 2015 David became ill and passed away in October of that year. I currently co-write two blogs on WordPress.com with my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania. In November 2019 I began a new life in the house that Naomi and I intend to make our retirement home at Sisters Beach in Tasmania's northwest. My current housemates are Cindy, my 14-year-old Staffy-Lab X dog and Polly the world's most unsociable cat who is seven.

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