A wet August day walk. (Lesmurdie Falls)

I read about the falls on this site after searching online for things to do in WA, my 15 year old was over from the UK and I wanted to show her the sights. I can recommend tackling the falls from the bottom as this was a pleasant walk (even though it rained on and […]

I wrote all about this “secret waterfall”

It’s pretty rare that such a beautiful waterfall can be found in the suburbs of a city – especially a city as dry as Perth.

Lesmurdie Falls

Back in 1965 I was living in Perth – now live in England – and I used to go to Lesmurdie Falls a few times. The photo is of me, Graham Blissett, and Mrs Jefferies whose house I stayed at in Queens Park for three years. As you can see, the falls were in full […]

Australia Outback Road Trip Itinerary – June 1, 2006 to June 23, 2006

This itinerary covers our very first trip to Australia, which focused on two of the country’s largest states – the Northern Territory and Western Australia. I guess you could call this the stereotypical Outback Trip because we did indeed visit some of the country’s iconic…

“A Roo’d Encounter” (Perth, Margaret River, and Albany, WA, Australia – June 17, 2006 to June 22, 2006)

While my thoughts were on the task ahead as we had planned to see at least three waterfalls around the city’s suburbs, I increased the cruise control to 100km/h. Suddenly…