Experiences: New Norcia Benedictine Monastery

I'm calling this one an experience rather than a straightforward tour as I felt New Norcia offered a weird and uncomfortable experience. I'm writing a piece for publication later on quite what I mean by this, but New Norcia has a history it appears to be proud of, that masks a problematic way of working with Aboriginal … Continue reading Experiences: New Norcia Benedictine Monastery

Drives: MONSTER TRUCKS on the road from Perth to New Norcia, WA

On February 16th, I picked up a Hertz rental in downtown Perth and started my 2 hour drive north to New Norcia, Western Australia.  I didn't know what to expect, on the road - would it be a motorway and featureless?  I couldn't have been further from the truth. The route out of Perth is … Continue reading Drives: MONSTER TRUCKS on the road from Perth to New Norcia, WA