If there’s one thing that drives me mad when shopping it’s not wonky trolleys, but the proliferation of non-Australian ham and bacon. I’ll leave imported fish for a separate rant. Yes the label may say Australian-owned and operated but the devil is in the detail. The vast majority of sandwich ham and bacon is not Australian. Who knows where it is from? Mandatory labelling means … Continue reading Get Aussie pork on your fork
How can you not love Paris? It’s a city I’d return to in a heartbeat although I must admit the recent terrorist incidents have made me wonder just how keen I’d be to return at the moment. Not to mention a lack of actual funds or time off. I first visited Paris in 1989 with a couple of friends who were living in London. We … Continue reading Paris je t’aime
Clearly the “back in business” post in April was premature because here we are in September (what!? September!? It’s almost Christmas) with not a sign of a post in between. So I’m cutting myself some slack. I have a life. I have a family. I have a full-time job where I use up my best words every day and then some. Maintaining a blog as … Continue reading Newsflash! It’s a New Post… about a #dirtystreetpie
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
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?