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A hospital can often be a depressing place. The Royal Perth Hospital is no exception.  In the heart of the city, the hospital is Perth’s oldest. It was originally known as the Colonial Hospital after opening in 1855. From then it has been through a variety of facelifts and rebuilds. It was earmarked for closure in […]
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Perth Cops a Deluge

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In Perth Weather
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On January 16, 2018
Will it or won’t it bucket down was the question on everybody’s lips this week. Depending on what weather forecast you read, it was either going to be a 30mm drop or a 110mm downpour. Well, it was closer to the later, with some suburbs copping a deluge, Swanbourne and Bickley scored 139mm while Rottnest […]

Stumped

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On September 27, 2017

South Perth Flame Tree Vandalised In June this year someone under the cover of darkness someone did a despicable act. With a chainsaw in hand they attempted to cut down a 70 year old London flame tree

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Spring Is Here And So Are The Tulips

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In What's Up?
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On September 23, 2017
Tulips in Araluen I know it is a little strange to be talking “tulips” and “Perth” in the same sentence, but yes we have them, thousands of them.  From Saturday 19th August – 25th September you can see over 140,000 stunning tulips blooming in Araluen Botanical Park. If you have never ventured up to Araluen […]

Blood on the Dance Floor

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On September 20, 2017

On the 27th of August, 1925,  a St John of God Ball was held at Perth’s Government House . The ball would become the talk of the town, for all the wrong reasons. Audrey Jacobs Takes Aim It was

Pelicans on the Swan

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On June 30, 2017

One of the great delights when walking around the foreshore is seeing the Swan River pelicans. They are such majestic creatures. I often see them floating close to shore , keeping the local fishermen

Shags of Perth

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In Shags of Perth
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On June 1, 2017
I can’t lie, one of my favourite things to do in Perth is to walk around the bridges and look for those wing drying shags. Shags, also known as darter birds, are medium to large fish loving birds. There are numerous colonies living, hunting and just hanging along the banks of the Swan.  Sometimes they […]
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