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.
The fast and furious were camped here over the weekend to race in the WA Speed Boat Association’s annual ‘Towerrinning Cup’. Speeds reaching close to 100 miles per hour on the water while spectators kicked back in the sun, ate hamburgers and watched the power, speed and spray of high powered race boats.