Big Bash parts one and two. Rock ’n roll… rock ’n roll by Les Everett

bigbash1The Big Bash loomed large for me this week. Continue reading

Looking back at our sports grounds

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Subiaco Oval 1937

Even in the very early days of the Swan River Colony there was a need for a sports ground on which to play cricket, run horse races and other contests. Initially a piece of flat, relatively clear ground in East Perth, roughly where Queens Gardens is today, was used for cricket and horse races were run on the downs in Fremantle. Slowly, as the population grew, better facilities for various sports were developed.   Continue reading