An Aussie Eagle Flies over Deutschland

If you’re a nature lover and happen to be in northern Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia way, then you could do a lot worse than head to the beautiful medieval town of Detmold and Alderwarte Berlebeck the Raptor sanctuary in the suburban foothills. I’ve … Continue reading

Confessions from Eden Hill – A Chardonnay Socialist’s Let loose at a Booth

Though I lean naturally to the left – well, perhaps not so naturally – I was raised in a traditional right wing union-loathing Pakeha Kiwi home and went to the pre-requisite oh so English boarding school, but finding myself alone … Continue reading

La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs & Margaret River – A Perfect Match

Western Australia is not only an ancient land, it is also vast – experts tell us France fits into WA four times, Germany seven, yet such is the nature of the geology and climate, the population is only around 2.6 … Continue reading

Subbie Truckies, Safety, Cash and Turnbull’s Government.

  I’ve seen some hijacks in my time, but nothing quite beats the Federal Government’s manipulation of the minimum pay rates for truckies legislation, it’s been brilliantly painted as a TWU grab for membership and cash, but for those of … Continue reading

Perugino … An Italian Masterpiece

A sudden barking rumble of latent power shatters the late afternoon quiet of leafy West Perth, a gunmetal grey Audi RS powers out across Outram Street and the man from Umbria is gone. At first, Giuseppe Pagliaricci’s choice of chariot seems … Continue reading

La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Follows the Silks Road at Crown Perth.

  The Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is the international gastronomic association, dedicated to honouring the preservation of the traditions and practices of the old French guild, in a contemporary context. The principal aims are to bring professional and non-professional, amateur members … Continue reading