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Browsing Archive: October, 2011

Deli ram-raided in Royal St, Tuart Hill

Posted by Matt Hayden on Thursday, October 27, 2011,
One alarming social phenomenon that has been getting a lot of justifiable media coverage in Perth lately is the rise in drug use in general and the "ice" epidemic in particular. Not only are more and more people using this hugely powerful and damaging drug, but many are making it in makeshift labs in the suburbs of Perth. These seem to explode at almost regular intervals.

Related to this are the numerous robberies of various shops that occur from time to time. I'm not sure exactly how many ar...
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The WACA floodlights and car park

Posted by Matt Hayden on Tuesday, October 18, 2011,
Because of the large increase in Perth's population, the atmosphere of the city has changed a lot from what it was like a decade or more back. And all the construction has given it a very different look as well. However there are some landmarks that have remained pretty much the same for ages. One of these is the WACA Ground.

While I'm sure it's undergone quite a few changes inside over the years, it still looks much as it always did from afar. The main features of this structure are the five ...
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More shark sightings and attacks at Perth beaches

Posted by Matt Hayden on Monday, October 17, 2011,
Something a lot of Perth people must have noticed with alarm is the rise in the number of shark attacks in recent years. The latest one resulted in the death of Bryn Martin. Another poor bloke called Ken Crew was taken off Cottesloe about ten years ago. And there have been others.

These fatalities are both tragic and terrifying. But there are all those shark sightings as well. These days, you often hear about them on the news. There was one recently off Mullaloo beach. And here are details of...
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Body found in Great Eastern Motor Lodge car park

Posted by Matt Hayden on Tuesday, October 11, 2011,
A week and half ago (on the last day of September) I was walking down Great Eastern Highway in Rivervale. It was a beautiful sunny day and there was a lot of roadwork being done. I decided to take a few shots of it for this blog. The Great Eastern Motor Lodge is a landmark on that particular stretch of the highway so I took a photo of it.

Recently the body of a murder victim called Mite Naumovski was discovered in the boot of a car left in the building's car park. It appears he was murdered on...
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Line of Sight
When War Came to Fremantle
The Devil's Garden
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