In the Shire of West Arthur, from a large shed beside a Jarrah forest Bob Turner is turning history into art. 1920’s fence posts from the Pilbara, the wheel rim from a 1940’s blitz army truck, a spring from a 1860’s sulky cart are all skilfully incorporated into rustic sculptures of iron and timber. Bob, a […]
There was pure concentration, athleticism and larrikinism. The egg and spoon races were taken very seriously, the egg throwing got very messy, the kids sack races were fast and furious and the adults wool sack races were….well…dirty. The tug-o-war was dusty, muscly, eye bulging and ferocious. Nothing like some good old fashion games to get the campsite together […]
‘There ain’t nothin’ like a country crowd. A little bit crazy and a little bit loud..’ Yep, this was the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival a couple of weeks ago. Fun, loud, colourful, dirty big utes… even bigger engines. Hats, boots, stickers, flags, great tunes and of course some boot scootin’. Lee Kernaghan rocked the festival this […]
In an age of advancing technology it is rare to see traditional farming methods especially during harvest time. Every year Moodiarrup farmer Greg Cochrane harvests wheaten chaff using the same binder and cutter his mum and dad did, only he pulls it with an old tractor instead of three horses. After binding Greg and his family manually stack conical piles called […]
If you look close enough dragonflies can form the shape of a love heart when they are mating. Right now, Lake Towerrinning is literally abuzz with the Blue Ringed Dragonfly. Swarming above the water, their silver wings fluttering. At times the air is thick with them. They cluster onto trees, plants and reeds. A spectacular sight.