Published: Wednesday, 11 April 2012 16:10
Written by Alex Taucher
Last weekend (April 4th) my brother and I headed off to the West Coast Blues n Roots Festival!
Both of us had work on Sunday morning, but after a quick clothing change (raybans…check, doc martins…check, cool festival hat…check) we jumped on the 106 and headed down Canning Highway to Fremantle.
Everyone knows that food at festival events = long queues and exuberant prices, so we grabbed a pie from the Fremantle bakehouse (best pies in Freo) and a cider at the Sail and Anchor and made our way to the gig. The West Coast Blues n Roots Festival (WCBR) is held at Fremantle Park, just a short 10 minute walk from the centre of town.
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Published: Friday, 06 April 2012 10:32
Written by Emily Cordz
When I told my friend I was taking a gap year in Australia, her first question was, “Are you going to be WWOOFing?” To most people that question would make no sense, but I had been doing research on possible gap year experiences for almost a year and I knew exactly what she was talking about. I told her I didn’t plan to, but it looked like a cool concept. I ended up inadvertently doing a similar program while living in Perth and it was a wonderful experience. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
Many people have never heard of WWOOF or have but don’t quite know what it is all about.
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