Archive for month: February, 2020

Labor’s climate policy is too little, too late. We must run faster to win the race
Professor Will Steffen draws attention to the concept of a ‘carbon budget’ to guide carbon emissions control action in Australia and elsewhere.
Don’t Miss The Diver – Best Australian Short Film Winner, At Flickerfest Thursday night
Michael Leonard and Jamie Helmer, the brains and braun behind the film production company, Golden Moss Films, are short film…
Looking for love on a dating app? You might be falling for a ghost
The Shipping News has it on good authority that dating apps are very widely used and not to be scoffed at. But are we Freo Folk who use them actually meeting real people, or only figments of our own imaginations?
From The Terrace – Arty Tarty
From The Terrace is a regular column taking a light look at Fremantle life through the eyes of a semi-fictional quintet who meet weekly at a café and pontificate about an array of subjects.
RV Falkor – Some Facts & Stats
There’s this dinky little boat tied up at Victoria Quay at the moment, apparently until 8 March, called the Research…
Seen At Sculpture At Bathers Beach 2020
Sculpture at Bathers. It doesn’t get better than this! We explore over 80 sculptures and artworks by WA artists on the beach, paths, boardwalks and inside Kidogo Arthouse. As the sun sets we sip gin and tonics at the Kelp Bar and watch lights twinkle on ships in Gage Road.  
More detail – Coronavirus Cruise Ship Changes Affecting Fremantle
There has been much reportage on changed cruise line itineraries due to the Coronavirus. Fremantle is to an extent a beneficiary of these changes. It seems to mean that the local cruise ship season will go longer this year, well into May 2020.
Radiance of the Seas – interesting Facts & Stats
Tomorrow, Tuesday 25 February 2020, we welcome back Radiance of the Seas, belonging to the Royal Caribbean cruise line, big…
Majestic Princess
Majestic Princess arrived in Fremantle Saturday and leaves today for Singapore, sans passengers, for dry-docking, as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Friday on my mind – Coronavirus, Cruise Ships & The Blue Planet
Oh my! Until a relatively few short weeks ago, only infectious disease researchers were familiar with the word ‘Coronavirus’. Now we all are.