‘Speak only if you have something wiser to say than silence’ said St.Augustine. But it is hard to find this internal silence when the world is up and running again. Connecting with nature in the desert dunes is a great way to rest from external and internal noises. Last week my friend took me for a day road trip to the Pinnacles Desert, which is a couple of hours north from Perth, WA. It was such a fun time, to […]
Last week I visited the only fully intact prison and a world listed heritage cite in Western Australia: the Fremantle Prison. It was very impressive indeed, especially learning the background of the beginnings of Australia as we know it today: multicultural, but with Anglosaxon influences. I hope you enjoy my video – share any thoughts, would be interesting to hear from you!
Here in Western Australia, the COVID pandemic seems more or less under control. Sounds of noisy cars and loud motorcycles are back: non-essential travel is permitted once again! As the city hassles and bustles around its common activities, I observe this change and think deeply, especially on Saturday mornings, when I take time to myself to walk around the waking city, ending my walk with a hot latte. I began to miss my walks in the bush, as I used […]
As restrictions ease in Western Australia, I have been keen to go outside and explore this city that is new, even to me! Elizabeth Quay, Kings Park, and the mystical sandbank called Point Walter. Watch the video to find out more! In short summary I find Australia has a double history of places and meanings. The Aboriginal story and the story of the European settlers. Australian Aboriginal meanings based on nature and images, from the dreamland and the Europeans, […]
Finally, the restrictions are lifting and the Rottnest Express is transporting people to this beautiful place called Rottnest Island. It so happens that I live really close to the ferry terminal and had heard all types of opinions about this place. Some people saying is not really worth the time, others saying they love it. After having visited I can definitely say it is worth it! On the island, you have the option to rent bikes (better yet if […]