heat wave and dragons

well we are in the middle of a heat wave; today it only got to 31 .we have been getting into the 40th. the swimming pool has been used a lot. I got into town on the weekend and ended up at Chinatown, they were still celebrating  the chinese new year,  it was a day of crackers, dragon dancing and anywhere with air condistioning……………

across the Canning bridge

took the train into town on sunday. i got off at the Canning bridge stop to walk beside the river and have a look around.. with awesome views of perth c.b.d. this part of town will get exployed more as there is to much to see on one walk.. the Canning bridge it self is amazing as it is made of jarra (hardwood) logs . i didn’t take photos of the top side ,next time…

rockingham lakes

with very little to do over the christmas break i went for a walk around one of the rockingham lakes. not like the lakes in new zealand it was more like a salt flat . to one side there used to be a bombing range . i was there to see if i could see a snake in the wild , this didn’t happen , next time maybe..

a new year a new book

i was given books for christmas; all too good to put down … this is a problem as i am a one book at a time person,  i am in new territory as i am reading four at once, so i have had to put three down .. the one i am reading is ” Londoners’ Larder” by Annette Hope . its like a biography of london through famous people and the food that they would have eaten.a good insight into the way people lived…