Zombies texting should take better care.

ZOMBIES TEXTING SHOULD BEWARE! Texting Zombies (pedestrians) and texting drivers need to take care because there are citizens not amused about their dangerous activities. The streets are not safe to walk and text at the same time. The roads are not safe to drive and text at the same time. As flagged in my weblog …

Trevor Kennedy shows his collection of Australiana and Moorcroft pottery

TREVOR KENNEDY GAVE PRIVATE ACCESS TO VIEW HIS COLLECTION OF MOORCROFT POTTERY AND AUSTRALIANA IN THE LEAD-UP TO AUCTION OF THE ARTISTIC ITEMS THIS YEAR. As former editor of The Bulletin magazine, Trevor Kennedy was well-placed to access information on a range of Australiana and international art items available for purchase. Kennedy’s Millers’ Point collection is …

Canberra displays robotics, drones & UAVs.

CROATIAN EMBASSY HOSTS ROBOTICS EXHIBITION. Drones, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) and remotely piloted aircraft or ‘aircraft without a human pilot on board’ were part of the robotics display hosted by the Croatian Embassy earlier this month. The Robotics Exhibition was generously supported as part of ‘Windows to the World’ program* in Canberra in conjunction with a range …

Aussie’s beach passion by Robert Drewe

SOMETIMES A WRITER HITS THE BEACH WITH A SPLASH. Robert Drewe, the Melbourne-born Western Australian writer launched an historical read on the Aussie beach scene in Canberra earlier this month. It’s published just in time for the Christmas rush. It’s a great book packed with ideas of sun, sand and surf on coastal Australia.  The …

Sunday best in the Goldfields, Western Australia

SUNDAY BEST IN THE GOLDFIELDS. A Sunday in the Goldfields isn’t usually filled with the sound of church bells ringing all morning. However the business of digging and dealing continues. Kalgoorlie proved to be no different to anywhere else in outback Australia on Sunday 02 August 2015. Instead of church bells ringing on a Sunday …

Kalgoorlie in the winter-time

KALGOORLIE IN THE WINTER-TIME IS COLD. Kalgoorlie wasn’t pretty but it was cold. Just as you’d expect in winter-time. There was no snow but there was plenty of rain. Lots of it on the day I arrived in Kalgoorlie. In Western Australia the rain falls hard and fast … just like I’m told the locals …