Tag: western australia

New Norcia

\ New Norcia is unique in Australia: it’s a village founded and mostly inhabited by a group of Benedictine Monks. Yes, Benedictine Monks, who settled...

Sue Pays A Visit

It’s Saturday morning and it’s overcast in Perth. I’ve just made some coffee and Sue is currently making toast and will join me soon to...

Broome

I travelled to Broome both for work and pleasure. Rest assured, I won’t bore you, dear reader, with the work aspect of my visit, and...

Perth

Although the Swan River colony was established in 1829, Perth is a relatively new city, and many of the locals have told me the 1983...

Pinnacles & Lancelin

pinnIt’s three months, now, since I arrived in Perth, and this weekend found myself anxious to do a little more exploration. So yesterday I headed...

Buddha’s Birthday

It’s Sunday morning and I’m at home surfing the net and listening to our Sunday Morning program. After arriving back from Melbourne, the last week...

Swan River Cruises

Although at opposite ends of the country, Sydney and Perth are united: Sydney has the harbour and Perth has the river. Unlike Brisbane and Melbourne,...

Karratha

I was told before leaving Perth that Karratha was like an ordinary working class “new suburb” plonked straight on an unattractive mud flat. How unkind,...

Week One

It’s Monday night and I’ve come into work, due to the fact that I don’t have a home internet connection yet. That will hopefully change...