Dianella is having a moment. From feeling like it was the back end of Perth, the suburb is suddenly buzzing. Growing up in Dianella, I was told the suburb was “at least an hour” from Fremantle. And almost as far to the hills, the city or the beach. As an adult, I now know this to be untrue, especially with easy access via Reid Hwy. … Continue reading Suburban spotlight
In the year since I posted about my later-in-life conversion to running, I am pleased to report, I am still running. The Brooks running shoes are a little worse for wear and have been joined by a pair of Mizuno Wave runners and both should probably be retired this year. When I do get a new pair, will try to remember to record which shoes … Continue reading Yes, a pair of shoes can change your life
To the casual observer this looks like a pretty boring photo. Part of a building facade with the number 129. However if you have read this blog lately, you may have noticed a slight obsession with the redevelopment of my old workplace, Newspaper House, formerly of 125 St Georges Tce. Well, if you take a stroll past the revitalised buildings (Newspaper House, WA Trustees, Royal … Continue reading Where is 125 St Georges Tce, Perth?
Three days into winter in Perth and it is still feeling a bit like spring. In fact our weather in the past few weeks has reminded me a lot of California. So, time to crack out some more holiday snaps, this time, from Yosemite National Park where it snowed on us quite unexpectedly, in spring. Continue reading Let it snow
Having missed the chance to dine at a Wolfgang Puck or Mario Batali establishment in Las Vegas, I used the very handy OpenTable service to book a table at Pizzeria Mozza in Hollywood on our second last night in Los Angeles. My mouth is watering just looking at these photos. My favourite dish – a tie between the squash (zucchini) flowers and the arancini. We took a … Continue reading Italian Feast at Mozza, Hollywood @mariobatali