Over the wall

Fremantle Prison by simmogem, on Flickr
Fremantle Prison by simmogem, on Flickr

Fremantle prison is well known for its long history as a convict prison but this evening I will recount the tale of one of its more recent inmates.  A clever young man by the name of Brenden Abbott, but also know as the ‘postcard bandit’ as dubbed by the WA police media unit. Continue reading “Over the wall”

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Frolicking through Freo

Siblings by simmogem, on Flickr
Siblings by simmogem, on Flickr

Whilst we had anticipated a trip into Perth and a wander around Kings Park the weather had other ideas. Instead we took a gastronomic tour of Fremantle and beyond, starting with breakfast at The Pickled Fig cafe. Continue reading “Frolicking through Freo”

Goodbye Butler, hello Fremantle

Gemma @ Fremantle by simmogem, on Flickr
Gemma @ Fremantle by simmogem, on Flickr

This morning we said farewell to Stuart and his family and boarded a train from Clarkson, the furthest station north of Perth, to Fremantle.  A pleasant enough ride and quite cheap considering the distance covered.  We changed trains in Perth but didn’t see anything other than the station so will have to go back sometime this weekend to explore there.

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