Category Archives: Perth

Tradesman next door…

…is working on renovations in the neighbour’s carport.  He might as well be working in our living room given the way the sound carries in this place – you can hear every single topic of conversation (and the odd expletive) … Continue reading

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On Monday and Tuesday of last week…

…Indigenous writers, actors, playwrights, film and documentary makers and musicians from across Australia, dropped into a little place called Fremantle (Western Australia) to put their collective heads together, and shared their yarning abilities with us wannabes. This event was called … Continue reading

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About five years ago…

…I met this bloke called Mark Sheen – at a mates party in Subiaco – Perth. This bloke was a really nice fella, good to yarn to, interesting, but almost scary in a way. You see this fella – had … Continue reading

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