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
If you’d asked me 10 years ago if I wanted to got to Los Angeles or what I thought of Los Angeles I wouldn’t have had much to say. I’d never been there and after 9/11, I’d pretty much written off the US as a holiday destination. Then in 2006 came the offer of a whirlwind work trip to Los Angeles. Just a couple of … Continue reading Leaving Los Angeles
In the year, gulp, year that has passed since I last posted, a lot has changed. But you won’t find any selfies posted here. Nor will you see photos of my kids. Instead, here are a couple of my favourite things about Los Angeles. The wonky palms. The crazy freeways – so big, so many lanes, so fast – but somehow safer that Perth … Continue reading Back in business
My last few posts have mostly been about places I have visited on my travels. Today, I decided it was time for a trip into Perth, not having been into the heart of the city for a few months. I was surprised a few weeks ago when my hair dresser told me she hadn’t been to town for about three years. Three years! So much … Continue reading Historically speaking…
According to an email I received from WordPress at the end of 2010, my blog is doing really well based on traffic/stats. That’s pretty amazing since it hasn’t been updated in about five months. So whoever has been visiting (Twitter followers?) I thank you. If I did an audit on the number of blog posts and tweets about food versus television or entertainment I think … Continue reading New Year, what else is new?