Bickley Valley Harvest Festival 2018


Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May brings forth the 21st annual Bickley Valley Harvest Festival – a celebration of all this region – so close to the City and yet still something of a secret – has to offer - wine, food, cider, arts and crafts, ...

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Shoe Bar and Cafe


Went along to check out the newly opened Yagan Square during the week – an impressive addition to the CBD, opening up Northbridge and the city – and stopped into Shoe Bar and Café which spreads over two levels – on the ground it has a pleasant ...

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Taste Great Southern 2018


There is so much going on in WA over the next month with Taste Great Southern 2018 an absolute highlight – a celebration of the food, wine, produce and natural attractions of the Great Southern region, this festival officially runs from 8th to 25th ...

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Faber Vineyard Harvest Seafood Barbecue


Faber, one the best of the many Swan Valley wineries, held a celebration to mark harvest over the long weekend, with a seafood barbeque as its centre point – along with the wines of course. Tables and chairs were set up behind the tasting room under ...

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Swan Valley Sweet Temptations Trail


This tourist trail, designed as part of the WA Trails initiative, has as its focus some of the world class produce of the Swan Valley – one of WA’s best destinations, a world away from the bustle of Perth, but less than half an hour from the ...

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Best of 2017


Well with Australia Day past, and everyone heading back to work and school, it seems opportune to look back on the year just gone and the best of what went down in 2017. As far as bars and the like, well one of the most impressive we visited ...

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Henry Summer Bar

LV Sparkling

A stylish green oasis has sprung up in Aberdeen Street located in the grounds and buildings which at various times have housed The Shed, Skye Bar and Secret Bar – and what a transformation it is. Snappy décor, plants galore bringing a cool ...

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Market Grounds


This latest addition to the Perth scene, and the anchor to the Kings Square development, opened on Tuesday and lo and behold I was in the vicinity on Wednesday so stopped in. What an impressive looking place it is –a expansive, spacious, light room – ...

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The Vineyard Kitchen at Brookside


We recently returned to the Vineyard Kitchen to celebrate a birthday, and what a lovely spot it is. On this occasion we sat on the upper terrace under shade, adjacent to rolling lawns and looking down to the other diners sitting beside the meandering ...

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