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Dining in

Here we are, 151 days on Maatsuyker. Our remaining time here is alarmingly short. Our minds are turning to what lies ahead, what we leave behind for those who follow…

Beguiled by Jezebel

Maatsuyker’s lighthouse has bewitched many a soul since it was constructed in 1891. Born from demands for a “good light” to warn mariners of the great risks along Tasmania’s southwest…

Tempus fugit

“The minutes rushed past, without compassion for my enthusiasm.” (Nicola Lecca, Ritratto notturno). How can it be more than a month since we last wrote…? Time on this little island…

99 codes for weather.

“A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves” (Proust) And “Every weather is enjoyable if your feelings are delightful” (Ehsan Sehgal) Weather is everything on…

Getting here.

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it (Moliere). We arrived on Maatsuyker Island on a champagne-clear morning. The hour-long flight in our crimson-shiny helicopter over Tasmania’s South-west…

Adsumus. Here we are.

Here we are. Working as caretakers and weather observers on Maatsuyker Island for 6 months. We look forward to sharing our experience with you on this extraordinary island. And by…


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