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Journalist and PR guy who loves living in Perth with its fabulous food and wine and wide open spaces.

The Duyfken has certainly been earning her keep.

Arrgh! There be pirates on Duyfken's horizon, maties!

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It's been a busy year for little Dutch replica sailing ship, The Duyfken - and it's not over yet.

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6 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
The historic Parkerville Tavern is starting to reveal its secrets.

Parkerville Tavern's sordid history revealed

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Owners of the Parkerville Tavern have been delving into the history of one of WA's oldest pubs, revealing some sordid secrets.

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2 months ago
(Pastimes)
Penny Farthings will be on parade at the festival.

Roll back in time with classic cars, music

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The Guildford Heritage Festival offers something for everyone when it comes to all things historic.

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7 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
The Duyfken in full sail.

History ahoy! Enjoy twilight sailing on Duyfken

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Dutch tall ship the Duyfken will take to WA's Swan River over the summer in a series of twilight sailings for landlubbers.

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21 days ago
(Yesterday)
UnWined Subiaco will offer an opportunity to taste some of this year's award winning WA wines.

Taste so many award winners at UnWined Subiaco

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Many of this year's newly minted wine award winners will be showcased at UnWined Subiaco. Plus, click through to win tickets.

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8 days ago
(Today)
Helping lead the Motown revival, the hugely enjoyable Milford Street Shakers.

Motown music revival strikes a chord

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It's hardly surprising that the up-beat tempo of the Motown music of the 1960s is making a revival at the hands of bands such...

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5 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
The Milford Street Shakers will get their Motown groove on in a delightful bush setting.

Kookaburras to get lesson in Motown grooves

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The Perth Hills are set to swoon to the sounds of The Milford Street Shakers.

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9 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
Last year's Sunset Wine at Scarborough.

Here's cheers to wine and sunsets!

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We are privileged in the west to have wide ocean views at sunset. So why not enjoy the view and try some new wines to boot.

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9 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
Canadian wine judge Michelle Bouffard says Australian winemakers aren't on their own when it comes to dealing with climate change.

Climate change heat is on world winemakers

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Canadian wine judge Michelle Bouffard says industry leaders must put their heads together to work out what the wine-growing...

Western Australia Wine Drink
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15 days ago
(Tomorrow)
One of Cossack's stunning 1880s buildings gleams in the late-afternoon light.

Cossack gets a makeover thanks to Aboriginal group

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The historic Pilbara town of Cossack is destined to become a tourism jewel thanks to Aboriginal foundation Ngarluma Yindjibarndi.

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5 months ago
(Travel)
 Last year's Wilsons Junkyard Feast was a highlight of Taste Great Southern and will be re-created this year.

Feast of chefs, food and wine at Taste Great Southern

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While WA's Great Southern region is famous for its forests and rugged coastline, it's earning a name as a producer of fabulous...

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9 months ago
(Epicure)
They're back .

Get your slurp on at the Night Noodle Markets

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The people of Perth have embraced the Night Noodle Markets and are expected to again turn out in droves later this month.

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8 months ago
(Epicure)
Exciting food and first-time tastings of new wines and spirits make City Wine a must-visit event this year.

City Wine a feast for foodie senses

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New food flavours, boutique wines, cutting-edge spirits, cider and beer will provide a feast for the senses at this year's City...

Western Australia Wine Drink Food
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5 months ago
(Epicure)
Visitors to the 2016 UnWined Subiaco enjoying sunshine and wine.

Plumm spot to sip in luxury at UnWined Subiaco

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The successful event UnWined Subiaco, coming up for its seventh year, is offering a VIP experience to visitors wanting to...

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About 1 month ago
(Epicure)
Full of charm, humour and boundless energy, celebrity chef Miguel Maestre was all about the fans while showcasing the Great Southern's stunning local produce.

Spanish chef Miguel Maestre wins over the west

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In a whirlwind visit to WA, Spanish celebrity chef Miguel Maestre spent five days charming fans around Albany as part of Taste...

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7 months ago
(Epicure)
The New York Jets could be just one of the teams fans can go to see.

Time to ditch AFL and turn to US sport?

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There's something about the glitz and glamour of those big American sporting events that makes me feel like I should love them....

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16 days ago
(Today)
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