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A unique view of the strange and spectacular world through the eyes of Michael from Perth

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The blue loop

The blue loop

When I first saw this in the Perth CBD, I thought they were bringing back public hanging. But I’ve got over my cynicism and I find it quite striking. Though I wonder how easy it’d be to bump into.

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10

Jan

Cousin Jo beat Cold Rock

Cousin Jo beat Cold Rock

Cold Rock, on the foreshore of Southbank in Brisbane (pictured there last month), is worthy competition, but one of my Cousin Jo’s Christmas peppermint ice cream sandwiches is the winner. Every Christmas I find excuses to steal another one … or more. One good thing about getting older is I have more and longer traditions…

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3

Jan

I wore my first face mask …

I wore my first face mask …

… on the plane on the way to … … Brisbane, just before Christmas. On the way over, I tried to wear one while eating, but took it off for the meal on the way back. I’m not sure how effective it all was. I feel very lucky to live in a city where face…

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27

Dec

From Congress to Congreso

From Congress to Congreso

The outside of the Congress building in Washington DC … … does bear a certain resemblance to the Congreso building in Buenos Aires. Or should that be the other way around? Argentina’s constitution is modelled to a large extent on the United States’. Both countries are federations. The United States’ national Congress consists of a…

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20

Dec

Michael from Perth

A unique view of the strange and spectacular world through the eyes of Michael from Perth