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Day 3: Mandurah

A lot of space in the precinct without Stretch Festival. A very quiet, different feel. Only traces of hearts and detritus. And with a little bit of cloud and wind, the caravan is positively a cosy retreat. We began with an … Continue reading

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Day 2: Mandurah

There was something in the air today. Vulnerability? The moon? Something. We haven’t had this many tears in a long while: The first was a mother in white with two boys. Then a woman in a grey dress. Then special man … Continue reading

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Day 1: Mandurah

On the harbour. Looking out.  As Stretch Festival stretches across the arts precinct. Markets, music, joeys, possum hats, cupcakes, designer fashion and little installations potted in the nooks. We’re near the bridge. We watch pelicans and ducks. The fresh water … Continue reading

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Perth’s Day 6.

Our last day.  A humid day. A pair of cousins in thongs sat side by side and typed together. A family rotated gelato with ipods in having their aMoments. A stripey black-suited beauty gave a big squeeze at the end. A pair: … Continue reading

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Perth’s Day 5

We had a wee hitch this day. It’s only happened twice. And someone was able to save us. Phew. No matter how many times we do the caravan, it’s always easy to forget something. The first two were patient, calm … Continue reading

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Perth’s Day 4

A steamy, steamy Perth night. The kind that Tim Winton writes about. We made some DIY aircon. But, we may have used it more than our guests… Helps to be local I guess. A woman waited patiently reading her Fringe … Continue reading

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Perth’s Day 3

A Tuesday. After Monday’s day-off the artists and staff of fringe looked all Fresh. Apart from some Blue Room staff – who we’d just like to do a shout out for doing all that they do for Summer Nights’ artists. … Continue reading

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