Tag: Perth

  • Perth Stories

    Perth Stories

    “I thought it was five years, but it’s actually six”, I told a friend over a beer at Perth’s Grosvenor Hotel. The last time we had seen each other face-to-face was at the funeral of Eoin Cameron, the former ABC Radio presenter.… Read the rest

  • Such a long way to Perth

    Such a long way to Perth

    The two things I remember vividly about my time living in Perth in 2004 were: the time zone difference and the long flights involved. I remember getting a phone call at 4.30am from someone on the East Coast (note the capitalization) who hadn’t realised there was a three hour time difference during the summer months, and even then thought “Perth was ahead, not behind”.… Read the rest

  • Preparing for the Sunday night Red Eye

    Preparing for the Sunday night Red Eye

    It’s Sunday evening. It’s been a warm day in Perth. I’m sitting on the balcony of the hotel I’ve been staying in. I hope the people on the cruise boat down below don’t mind that I’m sitting here, wearing just shorts, and sipping on a glass of wine.… Read the rest

  • International Food Tour of Perth

    International Food Tour of Perth

    You know how when you meet someone and they introduce themselves, but within five minutes you’ve completely forgotten their name? That’s how it was with one of the blokes on the International Food Tour of Perth which I undertook today.… Read the rest

  • The Return Of Pork Boy

    The Return Of Pork Boy

    I am not entirely sure why, but I’ve struggled to find BBQ Pork in Perth. I’ve been to quite a few Asian eateries and have looked through the menu without any sign of BBQ pork.… Read the rest

  • Three Hours

    I took my first work-related phone call from the Eastern States at about seven o’clock this morning. Even though it was in my diary, and I’d planned for it, I was still fairly bleary eyed.… Read the rest