The best place in Australia

Hot off the press today: Perth’s Forrest Place wins Australia’s Great Place Award! This excites me for two main reasons: (a) I live in Perth (b) I work at the architecture firm that “architected” said Place. This national recognition is another affirmation that Perth is AWESOMETOWN!

Read the Architecture & Design article here.

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Who’s says there’s nothing to do in Perth?!

The creative scene in Perth has been a buzz this week; with pianos in the streets, emerging jazz musicians killing it at The Ellington, Perth’s original swinger returning for a jaw-dropping hip-popping dance spectacle! And last but not least Jarrad Seng‘s captivating photography exhibition ‘a l l t e r v a t n’ opening the much anticipated MYRE project. Tonight’s creative indulgence was The Ephemeral Project at Spectrum Project Space. What a way to be inspired at the end of a day at a desk! Continue reading “Who’s says there’s nothing to do in Perth?!”

Jules’ out, Kev’s in!

“Today’s main headline: Kevin Rudd sensationally regained the Labor leadership from Julia Gillard, three years after she ousted him before the 2010 election.” Get the low down of today’s key events here. And don’t forget to read the comments for a range of public opinion – in true Australian tradition – sarcastic, optimistic, amusing and the like.

Meanwhile on Facebook, political statuses filled my news feed. Here are some of my favourites. Continue reading “Jules’ out, Kev’s in!”