Restaurants: The Goose, Busselton, WA

A few days back, I was driving from New Norcia down to Margaret River, and stopped off for some fabric stash (that post is over on my new site, Man Quilt, click here to open that in a new window!). Buying stuff makes me hungry.  Saying that, a lot of things make me hungry. Including … Read more

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 … Read more

Days Out: Perth Evening Walkabout

Walkabouts take on a different, more subtle, hue in the evenings.  I like any walkabout that ends in a snack, a delicious drink, or lunch!  So yes, you’ll find me doing lunchtime and evening walkabouts! Near St George’s Cathedral is an installation of public art, our dear cousins-in-law, the kangaroos! This bloke looks pretty narky. … Read more

Qantas QF10 – London to Perth – Jetlag & Flight Review

With a few weeks available for a trip away from an ever chillier Northern Ireland, physically and Brexitly, my twitchy booking fingers considered all kinds of warm locations and landed on the continent that is suffering terrifyingly-high temperatures this winter/summer, Australia. I wanted this trip to be about all the bits of Oz I had … Read more