Groovy Greenbushes

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Groovy Greenbushes We’ve driven past the turn off to Greenbushes so many times. It’s on a hill within spitting distance of Bridgetown, and to tell you the truth because we’ve always so close to our … [Read more...]

The Bridgetown Blues Festival

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We love November because it's nearly summertime, the weather settles and it's time for the annual Bridgetown Blues Festival in South West Australia. Bands from all over Australia and New Zealand … [Read more...]

Amazing Western Australia 2012 Highlights in 113 Pictures.

A day in the life of Perth by Jo Castro

Living in Western Australia. What a year it's been. And how lucky I've been to continue exploring Western Australia. I still wake up everyday counting my blessings to be living in such a beautiful … [Read more...]

6 Fabulous Festivals in South West Australia.

Fabulous festivals in South West Australia, Nannup Music Festival by Jo Castro

You're sure to love the annual  festivals held each year at small country towns in the Blackwood River Valley in South West Australia. Each festival is unique, they highlight home-grown Australian … [Read more...]

The Bridgetown Blues Festival and monster music from The Swamp

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Have you ever met a monster from a Swamp? Scratch that, have you ever met TWO Swamp Things? I have, and it wasn't between the pages of a Stephen King novel, but at the annual Bridgetown Blues … [Read more...]

Top Things to do and Places to see in Western Australia

Tulips in Nannup July 2010

There's so much to do in WA, but I don't know about you,  so little time to do it considering that, often, vast distances have to be covered to get to places. There are forests, and beaches and … [Read more...]

Craft workshops, writing festival and more in Bridgetown


Bridgetown's being promoted as the winter capital of WA and not without reason. So pull on your woolly hats, ugh boots and winter jackets and head down to the Blackwood river valley for four weekends … [Read more...]

It’s a funny old world

Devonshire teas in SWA

Elton John's belting out, "I was made in England", from the album of the same name ... and so was I (made in England) but here I am now a Pommie in the great land of Aus. We're heading south to the … [Read more...]