Archive for March, 2010

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Saturday, March 20th, 2010

One Saturday night we went to something called “Raw Comedy” at His Majesty’s Theatre, conveniently located on the corner 100 yards up King Street from our alley by Bally.  It was the first time we’d been in the great old Victorian theatre and it’s gorgeous – plush red seats, walls of carved white plaster trimmed […]

Perth 4

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Terrific day today.  We walked down to the Barrack Square Pier this morning and took a ferry down the Swan River to Freemantle, a refreshing hour on the water on a day when the temperature was headed for 40C – that’s in the 100º-Fahrenheit range. Freemantle (or rather, Freo as the locals refer to it) […]

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Monday, March 8th, 2010

The high-decibel music and consequent raised voices as people try to talk over it can be a bit much when you’re out anywhere.  Saturday night Diane Slade (my boss, the head of the ad program at ECU) invited us to a 21st birthday party for her daughter Annabelle.  Beautiful girl, cool place, great fun evening, […]