Archive for year: 2021

What’s In A (Boat’s) Name?
We often marvel at the strange and wonderful names horses race under, but what about the names pleasure craft, and…
When, if ever, will you be able to cruise again?
Over a year ago, we here at the Shipping News made some bold predictions about the future of the cruise…
‘Farmers’ or ‘Hunter Gatherers’?
Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu is in the news again, with the publication of a new book critiquing Pascoe’s arguments. Dark…
The Freo People Podcasts – A Veritable Treasure Trove!
Hey there folks! It’s hard to believe four years have now passed since we launched Fremantle Shipping News and began…
Places I Love – Harvey & May Gibbs
I recently visited Harvey, 140 kilometres south of Perth, and came across Stirling Cottage. Stirling Cottage is in the gardens…
Enough is Enough – How To Close Down The Stolen Bike Business?
This week we posted a story on The Stolen Bike Business around Freo. There are so many reports of bikes…
A Corner of Freo – The Arts Centre/Finnerty St, Cantonment Hill, Queen Victoria and James Streets
There is different ship at the bottom of our driveway every few days. Near the Port and depending on the…
The Move To Regulate Big Tech Is On
US lawmakers are taking a massive swipe at big tech. If it lands, the impact will be felt globally Five antitrust…
Winter Warmer: The Freo Winter Coffee Ritual
In the weekend just gone we had three surprises. First, Bob Hawke died. It was sad news which took the…
The Stolen Bike Business
We here in Freo recently and proudly accepted the accolade of being the Artistic Capital of WA. I suspect we…

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