Butler Pedalos

The weather was cruel to Robert and Christine Pitchford when they opened their new pedal boat fun business last week in Butler, which is part of Wanneroo, though North of Joondalup. Drought-ridden, sunny, Perth rained them out for four days, so yesterday was the true start of their business. However, Rob says that as long … Read more

Wanneroo City Centre

The architecture is horrible in the centre of Wanneroo City, but the people are friendly. People smile at you as you walk down the street, and say hello. The name Wanneroo itself is of Aboriginal origin, and means ‘place of Aboriginal woman’s digging stick’. I may be sarcastic about the so-called art chosen by deluded … Read more

Perth Kangaroos

Perth residents laugh when tourists expect to see kangaroos hopping through the center of the city, but could it happen? Let’s go hunting. We leave the central bus/train station and head South towards the river. When the first expats settled in Perth the Governor’s mansion was in St George’s Terrace, and still is, so let’s … Read more