Having a Cappuccino with Condie.

Condoleezza Rice having a cappuccino in the burbs sounds as absurd as a Bon Scott statue in a fish ‘n’ chips shop doesn’t it ? Well, Perth can claim these two phenomenas. In the past week I have been pinching myself wondering what is going on here. Firstly, I discover that the much anticipated bronze […]

Back To The Drawing Board

Oh well, it seems that the search for the HMAS Sydney continues. The Australian Navy, having ventured to Shark Bay, have declared the newly discovered wreck NOT that of the H.M.A.S Sydney. It probably is a good thing, as it would have been another mystery explaining how the Sydney ended up so far off course. […]

Cherry Harmony Festival 2006

While the Ashes were being fought at the WACA ground in Perth, Western Australia, another battle was being fought in the beautiful little town of Manjimup in the South West of the State, “The GlobeVista Australasian Cherry Pip Spitting Competition”. And what a fantastic battle it was. New Zealand champion Michael Robertson flew direct from […]

Pope Joan

The Pope Joan rumour has been around for years, centuries in fact. I first read about it in this crazy book I bought years ago called ‘The Mammoth Book of Tasteless Lists’. I use to drop it in dinner party conversations once, which didn’t go down too well. Many people just told me it was […]