• A lovely day at Bassendean Oval. Photos by Les Everett
WAFL round 11
I popped over to my favourite ground on Saturday to see Swan Districts take on West Perth. At quarter time Swans coach Adam Pickering was interviewed on the sidelines. Poor decisions and shonky skills were the problem for his team he said. The trend continued and the Falcons won by 46 points. Continue reading
The United States vs Billie Holiday (MA 15+)
Great 20th century female jazz and blues singers often formed strong bonds with violent and controlling men. Billie Holiday, one of the greatest of them all, was no exception. She’s bullied, hurt and financially ripped off by a succession of husbands, managers and lovers. But Billie has a largely supportive male entourage who tour with her on the road from the small town, smoky bars to larger jazz clubs. Continue reading
I attended two games on the weekend.
• Good crowd, plenty of action at East Fremantle Oval. All photos by Les Everett.
Close to 9,000 spectators turned out for the WAFL WA Day derbies on Monday to round off a very big weekend for Australian football in WA.
A look at First Cow (PG)
These days everything we need can be bought at specialist downtown shops and supermarkets. We also can have food and beverages delivered after ordering on-line so it takes time to remember how different things were back in the 19th century. In those far distant times a simple beverage such as milk wasn’t available in bush or outback locations. Continue reading