Well I survived my first week back in full-time employment. Things that have changed since I left The West in 2007. *The side gate I used to use as a shortcut to the foyer is now locked. Padlocked and covered in cobwebs, in fact. I felt pretty daft marching around to use it, then marching right back again. *There’s still next to nowhere to eat. … Continue reading Where did that week go?
Okay, been a bit busy with movies this week to properly post on matters pertaining to TV. Thank heavens for Twitter. So here are some quick links to reviews of two films that opened this week, one for the family, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief and one for the rom-com and chick flick lovers, Valentine’s Day. The latter was a serious disappointment; not entirely unexpected given … Continue reading Movie night
I am surprised by the number of people who have fond memories of Perth’s drive-ins – who don’t realise we still have one. As mentioned in a previous post, we recently went to the Galaxy in Kingsley to see Avatar. That’s north of the river for you south siders. This week the feature is The Tooth Fairy and at the weekend (until Feb 3) there’s a double … Continue reading Perth’s best kept secret?
On December 18 there was a reunion of sorts of former West cadets-colleagues, friends and housemates from 1985 to 1988. Hazel, Ward and James shared the Como abode known as “Fate Place”, while Peter went to Curtin (then WAIT) with Hazel and Ward (correct me if I am wrong). Then Hazel started at The West in 85, Ward, Catherine and James in 86, me in … Continue reading Not a debacle