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High Tea Review: Duxton Hotel

Today my friend and I visited the the Duxton Hotel in Perth’s CBD for high tea. High tea is served at the stunning Firewater Grille restaurant, which is located just inside the lobby area. 665 more words

Afternoon Tea


Visual pollution happens when lazy people can’t be bothered making functional things more appealing. These four bins in Fremantle’s William Street, opposite the Civic Centre are less than four metres apart and I think they look appalling. 132 more words


She hogs the bed.

Tessie has been visiting for 1.5 weeks.  She’s silly, strange and timid in the city.  We’ve been enjoying her company, though I’m not sure she always enjoys our company.   115 more words


Sent to Thornlie, Australia

Here is the fifth of today’s 5-partner “sender’s choice” postcard assignment from swap-bot.  As I mentioned earlier, one of my partners had already been assigned to me for a swap just days ago.   60 more words


Come Sailing With Me

In 1606 Captain Willem Janszoon and his crew sailed along the northern coast of Australia in the little Dutch ship Duyfken – Little Dove. They journeyed from the Spice Islands of the Dutch East Indies to the Gulf of Carpentaria and mapped 330 kilometres of the coastline of Cape York as they went. 343 more words


Bordeaux Birthday

I have a much better appreciation of the champagne and red wine process from grape to bottle, and have decided we should vigiliantly support the industry, especially champagne since its a much more complex process. 93 more words

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