Monthly Archives: February 2011

Graffiti!

Graffiti seems a big deal if you pay attention to the Perth media at the moment. Articles about the scourge of the spray-can abound, and if you catch the train I’m sure you’ve seen Transperth’s rather woeful and embarrassing ‘Graffidiot’ … Continue reading

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Prominent people speeding!

Troy Buswell, the West Australian Transport Minister was in a bit of bother last week when it transpired he’d committed a string of speeding offences. Amusing – as a Yes, Minister fan I bet he wishes he had a silver … Continue reading

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Sharks!

Here’s an article about fearsome, people-eating fish from the The West Australian in October 1927: SHARKS IN RIVER. Two Young Ones Caught The capture of two young sharks in the Swan River, near Perth, yesterday, gave ample evidence, that sharks, as well as human beings, … Continue reading

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Not at all News

I’m a big fan of the Trove project run by the National Library of Australia. This blog will find interesting articles from old editions of Perth newspapers, and reproduce them along with a link to as similar contemporary article.

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