People have lived in Australia for at least 65,000 years. In all those generations the land provided original Australians with everything they needed for a healthy life. At least half the food eaten by the first Australians came from plants, and it was the task of women to collect them. Fruits, seeds and greens were seasonal, but roots could usually be dug up all year round, because the earth acted as a natural storage cupboard. The particular plants eaten or used as medicine varied in different parts of Australia. In Arnhem Land, North Queensland and…
FSN was invited to the launch of ‘Plastic Free July’ at the B shed.
A great group of people that are calling on all of us to #ChooseToRefuse single use plastics.
Here are a few photos from the morning.
FSN attended the ‘Fish and Chops’ retro woodchopping competition at Princess May Park.
We watched in awe as the State’s best axe men from the ‘Progressive axemen’s association of W.A.’ battled it out.
It was fabulous.
FSN was once again out and about in our fabulous Freo capturing just some of the activities people enjoy in this active port city from music to ship spotting to walking the dog even making films and beyond.
The Festival runs from Friday 25 May through to WA Day on Monday 4 June it has ‘out done’ itself this year, and boasts over 30 events. Some of the highlights include: ‘SKIN SIN’, an exhibition of Fremantle Prison’s tattoo history from the unseen collection of Ricky Luder.- The Mayor’s Alternative Fremantle History cycle tour, back by popular demand. ‘Fish Guts and All’ will uncover the fisherman and women who made their nets, processed their fish and refitted their boats, moulding the town we know today. This is your opportunity to stroll through the wonderful streets of Fremantle whilst learning…
When tall ships sailed to all parts of the world they had to be sturdy and self-sufficient to survive. Leaving the world they knew behind, crews had to rely on each other and learn to provide for themselves in strange seas. Voyages were not only about mapping lands previously unheard of and identifying commercial and military opportunities; they were also personal voyages of discovery for those who sailed in these remarkable ships. During such lengthy passages sailors acquired skills, learnt about themselves, and returned as resilient and capable mariners. So it is with with the STS Leeuwin II. She is well…