Posted on July 19, 2015
Seasons are a bit vague here in Perth.
If you judged Perth climate by UK summer – we have summer all year round.
Autumn is a week of changing leaves between 35 degree summer days and the start of rain and a cool change
Winter comes and goes, but only exerts itself hard enough to warrant a jacket for a few weeks. It can be wet though – much wetter than a UK winter.
Which leaves Spring. Spring is hard to pin down – it can be wet and cold but also hot and dry like summer. If viewed by the calendar Spring definition, Perth has 2 or 3 seasons during that time.
The Aboriginal Noongar people that inhabited the Perth area before colonisation had defined 6 seasons. We should use these really, they make a great deal more sense here than the English seasons the settlers brought with them. Read More
Posted on April 22, 2015
We met up with the my sisters and their kids at Bedgebury Pinetum. It’s a fair drive from my parents place and we got a bit lost (note to Bedgebury folks – the directions were a bit crap and the place isn’t really marked on my GPS). Still – it’s getting lost through amazing countryside, so it was no big deal.
After a quick coffee, we booked up on this thing called Go Ape. Read More