Perth – Swan Bell Tower

Thursday 30/03/17 – Well a trip today into Perth City, as we were driving in I spot this building. What’s that place I ask Sophie “it’s the The Swan Bell and you can climb to the top (via the stairs or lift she means not via ropes and crampons !) So off we set to explore,…

Chocolate and Lavender

Tuesday 28/03/17 – Little trip out to the Swan Valley, first The chocolate Factory where we “have” to sample the goods, chocolate buttons, chocolate sauce with Cointreau, pickles, chutneys and jams and much more. It’s a trial, but hey someone has to do it, and it’s us !!! The restaurant there looks very tempting and…

Coast on the coast

Wednesday 22/03/2017 – Little trip out for some lunch and did we pick good, stunning views and food Destination was Coast, battered mackerel and chips and prawn, scallop and calamari pizza, a hit with the three of us Managed just ! To get a pic with this little wriggler and of course a true camera poser…

Sculptures by the sea

Sunday 19/03/2017 After an early 7.30 start at the car boot and some serious rummaging, hunger sets in and I partake in something I have never had before a McDonalds coffee ( decaf) and blueberry muffin ……surprisingly very nice Refreshed we drive down To Cottesloe beach to see the Sculptures by the sea, which began in…

Perth Zoo

Tuesday – 13/03/17 Perth zoo Right up bright and early, wash the inhabitants Lord Franklin in his pink made to measure mini bath and Lady Lilah in her green bespoke splash pool. Lord Franklin in his new bib and tucker, Lady Lilah has scarpered  so no pic of her !! Perth zoo participates in a…

Perth family life

Monday 13/03/17 Trip into Perth in search of Sophie’s favourite cake shop La Patisserie, so it is imperative we sample the savoury delights too, 2 different pancakes, mushrooms, spinach, cheese and feta and goats cheese and red pepper both totally yummy but the mushroom combo won.   Then what the hell, who put that custard filled…

Up, up and away

Monday 27/02/17 Malaga to Madrid to Perth – Saturday 11/03/17 All change again and it’s goodbye to my other half, and all round good egg Dave to fly to Perth to visit Soph, Richie, Evie, Lilah and Frankie. Well the flights were good,if abit  long, had to catch a train in Madrid and Dubai airport…