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Nissequogue River State Park

Once a thriving self-sustaining community, the former grounds of the Kings Park Psychiatric Center is now a rotting wasteland that invites vandals and decay.

The Psych Center was opened in 1885 and operated until 1996. 427 more words



I have to admit I loved Perth. Before meeting Will I’d never really thought about the city as a destination to go in Australia. But it’s cute, not too big which makes it quite manageable, has all that you’d want and is the closest Australian city to the UK meaning it’s only 8 hours time difference. 364 more words


Stunning siskins

Last week Lee spotted some siskins down the Chesterfield Canal and we wrote a little about them then.

This week, he’s found more of them on his regular walks in King’s Park, so we thought we’d share these pictures with you. 172 more words

Fire Fire Everywhere

30 Day Writing Challenge, Day 18

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person of good fortune enough to life in Australia must be in expectation of a bushfire. 562 more words


Perth, Pride & Pizza

(November 23rd – December 8th)

Guest blogger – Lynsey Wilkinson

After a narrow escape from Bali’s erupting Mt Agung, we headed to our first Australian destination, Perth. 628 more words

Just another day at the office....

We’ve been in Australia for exactly one week. During that time I’ve managed to get settled into my new office at the University of Western Australia (UWA), gotten to know my Australian colleagues a little better, received my UWA ID card and a UWA email address, and had the UWA IT folks configure my university wi-fi access. 494 more words

Perth, Australia

Six Days in Perth: A Photo Essay

We have been in Western Australia for six days and our skin is fried. Once concealed in the cold of a New Hampshire winter under jackets and hats, it is now exposed to the rays of an Australian summer–rays that inexplicably penetrate the layers of SPF 50+ we keep dutifully applying. 1,018 more words

Perth, Australia