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Writer with a love for good food, craft beer, country towns and the great outdoors.

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My WeekendNotes - 152
There are 43 breweries in Western Australia brewing beer for the public at the moment, with five more due to open in... [more]
Casting an imposing shadow over C.Y. O'Connor beach is a decaying monument to our past and a stunning showcase of brutal... [more]
Bremer Bay has long been one of Western Australia's best kept secrets. Situated in the Great Southern - about half way b... [more]
In recent years the Margaret River Wine Region has transformed into a truly diverse food and drink experience. The Marga... [more]
No matter how much or little people care about the environment everyone has a soft spot for dolphins. Mandurah may have ... [more]
Half an hour east of Bunbury in the rolling green hills of the Ferguson Valley is perhaps the most unexpected attraction... [more]
We've all heard of those exorbitantly expensive houses in Peppy Grove, Mosman Park etc with one costing over $50 million... [more]
North-Western Australia is renowned for its warm winter weather and natural beauty. From Exmouth to the Bungle Bungles, ... [more]
Wedge Island, located 20 minutes north of Lancelin, is one of those places that time has forgotten. If you've ever wonde... [more]
The Pilbara is Emu Export-mad, there's no doubt about it, but a new brewery that opened just before COVID-19 came to our... [more]
Broome, Margs, Exmouth and co are popular for a reason - they are great destinations which have for a long time marketed... [more]
From ice-creams and gelatos to biscuits and doughnuts, Victoria Park's Albany Highway has everything your sweet tooth co... [more]
Which town is home to the best country bakery in WA is one of the great debates of the modern world. From pies to tarts,... [more]
Kalgoorlie-Boulder may suffer from a lack of hilly terrain, but that doesn't mean there's no good spots to partake in WA... [more]
Having lived in a place where you can drive onto any beach for the past few years, there is nothing worse than driving t... [more]
Imagine sitting by a lake surrounded by vineyards snacking on a good brie in the afternoon sun. It sounds perfect and it... [more]
A small Albany Highway roadhouse about an hour south of Perth has reinvented itself from a place people only stopped if ... [more]
Imagine standing on the edge of the world, 600-foot cliffs drop down beneath you to a wild and untamed ocean. Whales bre... [more]
Perth's hotel scene is set for a significant coming of age over the next few years, and already a few options are showin... [more]
The Perth CBD is full of plenty of nooks and crannies for wanderers and workers alike to seek refuge from the hustle and... [more]
When you think of resorts with deck chair-surrounded pools overlooking palm trees and the beach you usually think South-... [more]
Hidden among suburbia in the near-northern suburbs of Perth is a secret garden wonderland which has drawn the admiration... [more]
For dates and times wherever you are check out the local visitor centre for information. Roebuck Bay, Broome Town Be... [more]
Western Australia has the best coastline in the world. From seemingly endless stretches of white sand to hidden ba... [more]
Western Australia - where tourists and locals alike can switch on one day, and switch of the next. From the lively world... [more]
Four of Western Australia's best beaches are hidden away down south within a minutes drive of each other in a park where... [more]
Cape Range National Park is just a few minutes drive from the popular coastal town of Exmouth and features many breathta... [more]
Western Australia certainly has its fair share of inspiring locations but which attractions give Western Australia its... [more]
Long known as a fly-in, fly-out mining town, Karratha's tourist side has been an afterthought for people seeking a West ... [more]
Perth rates high on almost every test of a towns liveability. We have high incomes, plenty of sunshine, an abundance of ... [more]
The best playgrounds are those which children of all ages right up to adults can enjoy. All across WA playground constru... [more]
If there is one thing Perth locals love more than sunshine it's a good old fashion day trip. The chance to explore the... [more]
There are many well-known breweries in WA these days but if you look hard enough there are still a few gems which fly be... [more]
As you drive along the Vasse Highway karri trees of increasing stature and density tower above as new growth creates a t... [more]
In the beginning there was cheese, then someone decided to pair it with wine and the world as we know it was born. It is... [more]
The hills behind Karratha are both rich with Indigenous history and offer some stunning views over the surrounding area,... [more]
Surprisingly few West Australian's could give you an accurate answer to the question 'what is the Burrup Peninsula and w... [more]
No one can argue that West Australian sunsets are anything less than spectacular, but which region can lay claim to ... [more]
Perth is well renowned for its beautiful sunsets and the ritzy western suburbs holds some of WA's most well known sunset... [more]
Rural road-stops mostly follow the same old recipe; A quaint shed like structure with basic supplies, a small range of f... [more]
You set up a table on the top of a hill, sweeping natural views greet you from every corner of the eye. Ahead of you is ... [more]
Kalgoorlie-Boulder is one of the least likely places you'd expect to find gourmet produce, but right next to the famed s... [more]
Perth is well renowned for it's beautiful sunsets and the northern coast offers keen viewers some of the best vantage po... [more]
Sushi is one of the great love or hate dishes of the world. For those who love it, it's an addiction that constantly nee... [more]
Clancy's City Beach is everything a beachside pub should be. Uninterrupted views of the ocean make for perfect sunset di... [more]
Easter in WA is one of the best times of year for a weekend escape. Not only do you get two extra days of freedom, the w... [more]
In recent years the City of Perth has reinvigorated many of it's previously disused and decrepit heritage buildings. The... [more]
Nestled into a quite corner behind the Raine Square precinct is a unique bar concept named Venn Bar. What makes it so un... [more]
So you live in the city and have nothing to do on weekends. Or perhaps you've become bored of your current list of stand... [more]
The leafy western suburbs is not short of idyllic walking trails but when when it comes to picture perfect it's hard to ... [more]
Along the Albany Highway in the cosy country town of Williams lies the latest addition to Western Australia's chocolate ... [more]
Amongst the hustle and bustle of suburban Perth many parks and gardens offer a quiet respite. Stirling Civic Gardens - r... [more]
Rooftop bars are always a popular destination wherever you are in the world. In recent years Perth has cottoned on t... [more]
There's very few secret locations left in the world of food these days so when you find one just minutes from your house... [more]
The Paddington Ale House (or Paddo for the regulars) in Mt Hawthorn is a traditional Aussie pub that has refused to foll... [more]
The Abandoned Castle Fun Park in Halls Head, Mandurah was a miniature village full of famous buildings that rose to prom... [more]
The Goat Walk Circuit in Walyunga National Park borders the Swan Rivers Bells Rapids. It's a three kilometre nature trai... [more]
Blackwall Reach is a 500m stretch of cliffs situated near Point Walter on the lower Swan River in Bicton, just ten minut... [more]
The Foreshore surrounding Perth Water - the body of the Swan River in front of the CBD - has had a much more interesting... [more]
Western Australia's great outdoors is conducive to recreational activities. Unfortunately - as with all of life - there'... [more]
Statham's Quarry in the Perth Hills is an abandoned stone mine and rock crushing plant which has become a popular spot f... [more]
There are plenty of hip new joints popping up to service niche markets around Perth these days, but it's one of the old ... [more]
Two hours south on the long, canola-lined Albany highway roadtrippers will find themselves in the small, idyllic wheatbe... [more]
Perth is blessed with one of the cleanest major city rivers in the world with an abundance of marine life teeming belo... [more]
Western Australia's love affair with craft beer has seen over 50 microbreweries open their doors (and some close them so... [more]
The South West region is full of amazing chocolate factories, wineries, breweries, ice cream makers and so on. Just west... [more]
Duckstein Brewery started as a traditional German beer venture in the Swan Valley. In the mid 2000s they teamed up with ... [more]
Nestled in the rolling green hills above Eagle Bay is arguably the most picturesque brewery in the South West. Eagle Bay... [more]
There's a saying in life that the two sure things in the world are being taxed and loving ice cream... that is definitel... [more]
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