Archive for month: August, 2019
Seen In the streets 27 August 2019
Who says nothing ever happens in the quiet streets of Freo? We have water works everywhere!
The Real Hougoumont in Shipping News
We recently posted this article together with an image of a ship we thought was the great Hougoumont - it…
The Amazon is on fire – here are 5 things you need to know in Life, Law & Culture
The Amazon is burning at record levels, and land clearing is to blame. The good news: we already know what we need to do to stop it.
Tony and the pig fat in Life, Law & Culture
I met Tony, some moons ago, when I lived aboard an old wooden boat in the Fishing Boat Harbour. ‘Nikki’ was built in 1963, by the Sambrailo bothers, in Mews Road and spent most of her working life fishing around Jurien Bay.
Amazing – Corporate America Votes To Upturn What They Teach You At Harvard Business School! in Life, Law & Culture
As reported by The New York Times, on Monday this week, nearly 200 CEOs in the US, including the leaders…
George Pell has lost his appeal. What did the court decide and what happens now? in Life, Law & Culture
By a majority of two to one, the Court of Appeal has dismissed Pell's case, because it found guilty verdicts were open to the jury.
Seen in and around the port and old Freo today 19 August 2019
Seen In and around the Port and Old Freo today.
The Case For Poetry: Dante’s INFERNO in Life, Law & Culture
“Midway through the journey of my life I found myself lost in a dark forest, Having wandered off the main…
Seen at Freo Port Walk 12 August 2019
An enjoyable and informative inaugural Fremantle Port Walk took place yesterday, many thanks to Fremantle Ports.
Will the High Court ruling on public servant’s tweets have a ‘powerful chill’ on free speech? in Life, Law & Culture
The decision confirms the steady march of employer control over workers' private views and activities, supported by courts and tribunals over many years.