On the Ghost Trail

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It is the WA Day long weekend here in Western Australia, and entry into national parks is free. So yesterday we went for a 12km walk along the Ghost House Walk Trail at Yanchep, about 50km north of Perth.

The so-called ghost house is actually the ruins of an old weekender holiday house (below). We never encountered any ghosts, but maybe if you were there at night …

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Come into my Parlour

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We stopped to admire this impressive Golden Orb Weaver Spider near the Swan River in Perth recently. The big arachnid was happily eating a bee.

But what really surprised us was those two small bumps on the spider’s abdomen. They were two small flies – and have presumably never heard the children’s poem “The Spider and the Fly”.

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On Broadway

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A few weeks back we went for a walk along Broadway – not the one in New York, but its namesake in Los Angeles.

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Like the one in NY, Broadway LA is lined with interesting architecture. We especially liked all the old theatres, which had plenty of amazing decorative detail to look at.

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