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Poet, writer and facilitator with a talent for making connections. Iím good at finding all sorts of weird and wonderful things and helping others do the same.

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My WeekendNotes - 340
Children's Week is an annual event that celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. Thousands of children and t... [more]
Many children have been introduced to classical music by Peter and the Wolf, a fairytale where each character is represe... [more]
17/10/2020 - 18/10/2020
Thanks to the COVID-19 travel restrictions, thousands of West Aussies are discovering the wonders of their home state. F... [more]
09/10/2020 - 17/10/2020
Energy costs are rising and environmental degradation is increasing. Many people are wondering if there's anything they ... [more]
The Perth Poetry Festival is back in 2020 with exciting national and international guests. Postponed from its usual date... [more]
18/09/2020 - 27/09/2020
Long before video games, there were pinball machines. First appearing in 1931, from the 1940s through to the 1960s the m... [more]
18/09/2020 - 20/09/2020
We've certainly had a wet start to August. It's raining as I write this and even more is forecast. Though it makes life ... [more]
01/09/2020 - 30/09/2020
Earlier this week, the cost of my tickets to A Chorus Line was refunded. This production was the annual mid-year musical... [more]
The end of summer often means the end of healthy outdoor activities but this doesn't have to be the case. On Sunday 8 Ma... [more]
Over The Fence is a Perth-based organisation with the goal of developing, screening and promoting independent filmmakers... [more]
12/03/2020 - 14/03/2020
Looking for something different to do on a Friday night? The Art Gallery of WA (AGWA) and Otherside Brewing Co. have com... [more]
07/02/2020 - 28/02/2020
Western Australia is known for its beautiful pristine beaches, but how clean are they really? In a world full of non-deg... [more]
Scientists used to have an image problem. Often portrayed as white-coated oddballs with their hair standing on end, the... [more]
24/08/2019 - 25/08/2019
The legendary Woodstock festival may have been 50 years ago but its spirit lives on in music festivals around the world.... [more]
12/10/2019 - 13/10/2019
Are you a crafty person or a woodworker? If so, start clearing your calendar now as one of Perth's most popular annual e... [more]
02/08/2019 - 04/08/2019
Ah, winter. The skies are grey, it's cold and even the smallest tasks seem difficult. When daily life feels like a chall... [more]
Everyone has a favourite childhood movie they have watched so many times, they know it by heart. They dress up as th... [more]
Warm weather means fete season and one not to miss is the Spring Fair at All Saints Church in the Swan Valley. All Saint... [more]
East Fremantle Yacht Club (EFYC) is having a birthday party and everyone is invited. The club is celebrating turning 85 ... [more]
Picasso once said that all children were artists, but "the problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." This pro... [more]
14/10/2018 - 18/10/2018
The City of Perth has been without a cinema since the Piccadilly Theatre closed in 2013, but that's about to change with... [more]
24/09/2018 - 05/10/2018
The 2018 Telstra Perth Fashion Festival is back with a celebration of 20 years of past, present and future style. This f... [more]
Perth's popular winter arts celebration is back. In a fresh format, with exciting new venues, Perth Winter Fest 2018 run... [more]
30/06/2018 - 29/07/2018
A very special exhibition will open at the Kent Street Gallery on Friday 27 April. True Connections features the work of... [more]
27/04/2018 - 09/05/2018
The number 8 is considered very auspicious in Chinese culture. In Cantonese the pronunciation of 8 (ba) is similar to t... [more]
In 2007 the Town of Bassendean built a skate park in a corner of Steel Blue Oval. Professionally designed by a specialis... [more]
Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler were working as professional magicians in their hometown of Brisbane when the movie Mag... [more]
01/02/2018 - 03/02/2018
Africa is the second-largest continent in the world and home to over 50 nations. People from many African countries have... [more]
With hundreds of shows, the 2018 Fringe World Festival is the biggest yet. But with so many to pick from, how to decide?... [more]
02/02/2018 - 04/02/2018
Insurance salesman Michael McCauley (Liam Neeson) is having a bad day. An ex-cop, he's made a successful career as an in... [more]
Imagine relaxing on a cool green lawn looking out over the ocean. You're enjoying a picnic, watching the sunset and list... [more]
27/01/2018 - 10/02/2018
Are you interested in health and wellbeing and helping others to achieve their best? If so, did you know that there are ... [more]
The Fringe World Festival is returning to Midland in 2018 with a brand new hub featuring a dozen different shows. The P... [more]
26/01/2018 - 24/02/2018
New year, new venue! The award-winning Noodle Palace returns for the 2018 Fringe World Festival in an expanded set-up at... [more]
19/01/2018 - 15/02/2018
Are you hanging out for festival season? Good news! This year, it's starting early at a brand new pop-up venue. From 1 D... [more]
Summer in Perth means outdoor entertainment with cinema and music taking over parks and city spaces. On Friday 3 Novembe... [more]
03/11/2017 - 22/12/2017
If you love local music put Sunday 5 November in your diary when WAMFest Live Sunday takes over BIC Reserve in Bassende... [more]
Many retired people say they're busier than now than ever before. If you've ever wondered why,Trinity School for Seniors... [more]
15/10/2017 - 19/10/2017
If you were hunting ghosts in Western Australia, where would you look? Most people would suggest old buildings with a cr... [more]
What do you do with a collection of award-winning ghostly tales? Read them around a campfire on a winter night! On Augu... [more]
It's easy to hibernate during the winter but possibly not the best thing for physical and mental health. Fortunately wit... [more]
29/07/2017 - 30/07/2017
Feeling depressed about the world situation? Stressed about work, school or health problems? Or maybe you're just feelin... [more]
Since 1980, the annual National Trust Heritage Festival has celebrated Australian heritage and culture. Now known as t... [more]
18/04/2017 - 21/05/2017
What do you get when you combine local shops, food trucks, a craft market and a farmer's market? The Kalamunda Night Mar... [more]
Midlandia is back! Formerly part of Fringe World, this popular event has been reimagined, reinvigorated and supersized a... [more]
23/03/2017 - 02/04/2017
According to LiveScience, in 2016 robots performed eye surgery and solved Rubik's Cubes. Drones and driverless cars also... [more]
Summertime in Perth is festival time and this year the season kicks off on 20 January with the Summerset Arts Festival. ... [more]
20/01/2017 - 05/02/2017
Every country seems to have a chain of inexpensive variety shops packed with stationary, pet supplies, chocolates, house... [more]
Charles Dickens published A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas in 1843. It was an instant succes... [more]
With the start of the warmer weather the very popular monthly market in Bassendean has once again moved from Sunday morn... [more]
26/11/2016 - 25/03/2017
Arch-villain. Bedazzled. Swagger. Fashionable. Ladybird. What do these words have in common? Believe or not, all of them... [more]
The Punjab region of India is located on the Pakistan border and as a result they share many customs. One of the best kn... [more]
This month the past will come alive in the eighth annual Perth Heritage Days festival. The theme of the festival is "The... [more]
15/10/2016 - 16/10/2016
In the year 1827 Captain James Stirling camped in a beautiful valley and imagined a new settlement. The land became the ... [more]
Trinity School for Seniors (TSFS) began in 1979 and now offers more than 100 courses each term to fulfil its mission of ... [more]
09/10/2016 - 13/10/2016
Want to get out of your comfort zone? Need an excuse to try something completely different? Of course you can find plent... [more]
September in Perth means spring is here and with spring comes Western Australia's world-famous wildflowers. There's no n... [more]
01/09/2016 - 30/09/2016
The Winter Arts program continues to warm up the city with a variety of performances and events. One that is sometimes o... [more]
05/08/2016 - 14/08/2016
National Science Week is an annual celebration of science and technology. Events during the week are designed to be fam... [more]
13/08/2016 - 14/08/2016
"If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got." No one seems to know who first sai... [more]
30/07/2016 - 31/07/2016
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