Anecdotes of life in Battery Point in the 1970s

Hilary Webster moved to Tasmanian in the 1970s with her husband William and daughters Penny and Camilla. The family bought and renovated a house in Arthur Circus. Hilary’s anecdotes tell a fascinating story of life in Battery Point at this time.

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Tasmanian Landfall: Landscapes and Lives in Tasmania in the 1970s

by Hillary Webster
Drawings by Penny Jacobs, Canberra 2003

The text and drawings are reproduced with the generous permission of the author’s family.