Tag Archives: Western Australia

Spinning Away

I have been spinning, about an hour a day over the past few weeks. I spun this beauty from a hand painted roving purchased from the Western Australia guild yarn cupboard and created by “woolgatherings”.  I had been hoping to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Margaret River

We took a long weekend trip to the lovely Margaret River area of Western Australia.  Margaret River is a world-renowned wine producing region about 275 km south of Perth.  This region has a mild Mediterranean climate, and it was a … Continue reading

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Western Australia Alpaca Show

The Western Australia Alpaca Show, held at Whiteman Park about 30 minutes outside of Perth, was a marvelous way to see lots of Alpacas of many colours and learn more about this lovely animal.  I believe alpacas are elegant looking … Continue reading

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Spinning with the Western Australia Guild

April Spinning Day with the Western Australia Spinners Weavers and Dyers Guild was lots of fun with a turnout of about 25 people.  The day was warm and sunny, but not too hot.  The group set up their spinning wheels … Continue reading

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Fremantle

We took a day trip to the city of Fremantle, more affectionately known as Freo, which is the port city about 30 minutes out of Perth.  Fremantle is a quirky little city with a great  blend of old and new, … Continue reading

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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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