Monthly Archives: March 2013

East of Perth

After some debate we bought a car – a serviceable 2001 Toyota Avalon.  We can resell the car at the end of our term, and still spend less than renting a car every other weekend. Today we took a road … Continue reading

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Getting Around in Perth

Perth is a very pretty city.  Located on the Swan River, Perth is the capital of Western Australia, and has a population of about 2 million.  Our apartment is within the Central Business District of Perth, where so much is … Continue reading

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Studio Day

Wednesday will be my Studio Day – a day to spend as much time as I can in my Perth Studio – designing, weaving, spinning, researching, documenting. This is my studio in my apartment in Perth: Loom room which is … Continue reading

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And Now I Meet My New Guild

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Today I went to my first meeting with the Western Australia Weavers Guild.  Part of the adventure was getting there.  I spent a good chunk of time on the Perth Transpo website trying to figure out … Continue reading

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A quick trip to the ocean

Saturday and Sunday, March 9 & 10 Saturday and Sunday we spent some time driving around Perth and surrounding area, including a drive to the ocean to see the beaches.

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Perth at last

Friday, March 8 – Perth We arrived in Perth at 6:00 am Friday – too early to get the keys to the apartment we went to find a good cup of coffee (which couldn’t be found in China).  $9 for … Continue reading

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Ahhh – – – Luxurious Silk

Thursday, March 7, 2013 – Travel Day Thursday-Friday was a long travel day with a three hour car ride from Changzhou to Shanghai, a 3 hour plane trip from Shanghai to Guangzhou and an 8 hour plane trip from Guangzhou … Continue reading

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