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The most beautiful jails in the world

When we think about jails we do think about bad places. We think about dark cells with very dangerous people and very angry guards. We think that these places only deserve a visit in museums or movies. 779 more words

Kenny Slaught

On This Day – 19 August 1876 - The Catalpa arrives back in the USA

Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of seeing Donal O’Kelly’s memorable one man show about the 1876 voyage of the whaling barque, the Catalpa… 670 more words

Perth and Fremantle

I have a theory about trams; if a place has a tram system, you can tell immediately that it’s got something about it. San Francisco, Nottingham, Melbourne; all quite different, but all good places to be, with lively cultural scenes, interesting architecture and a real sense of history. 851 more words


Perth 2016: Fremantle Prison

The building looked quaint and interesting enough from the outside, but once we went into the main buildings… The air of depression just weighed down. 14 more words



It is about time we did something completely unique to Perth. What is more unique that a torchlight tour in an old, maximum security prison? Fremantle Prison closed in  1991, after 163 years of being Western Australia’s only maximum security prison. 729 more words


Fremantle prison

Committing crime has never been on my to-do list but after visiting the Fremantle Prison, I’ve decided I’d rather live (or die) with (or by) whatever misery life has dealt me rather than break any laws and risk getting sent to federal prison. 191 more words


Haiku - The Tight Rope

Stretched like a tight rope

Life, like sun drenched stepping stones

Too warm for comfort

Ronovan’s word prompts for this week are tight and warm… 57 more words

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TJ Paris beats out Annette by 3 minutes to be first this week.