Fire onboard the Ocean Drover – Fremantle, WA.

On the morning of October 9, 2014, the livestock carrier vessel Ocean Drover experienced an onboard fire at the Port of Fremantle. It was reported that 50 crew members were taken to hospital for treatment, and no animals were on the ship at the time.

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Some “snapshots” from around Fremantle, Western Australia; January-February, 2014

Here is an eclectic assortment of images from near my home in Fremantle, Western Australia for the months of January and February, 2014. Being a coastal and historical port town, there is much variety and options for activities and scenery.

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Crepuscular rays (God-beams) as we enjoy our morning breakfast on our Mediterranean style courtyard at home.
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Who says that dogs don’t “smile”?
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Green and gold – Australia’s National Colours.
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Santa revisiting to kiss mum under the mistletoe?
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Recycling – just a little fun image taken at home this lovely summer morn’ as my bride enjoyed hot mint-tea with honey.
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Floral delicacy and delightfully aromatic – Frangipani.
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Airborne – higher than the moon?
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Airborne times two.
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An adult White-cheeked Honeyeater feeding two fledglings early on a glorious summer day.
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After hanging inverted to forage in this eucalyptus tree, a Little Corella takes flight flashing its pale yellow underwings, blue-grey eye ring, and muted pink above the beak.
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Paella cooking at the Bather’s Beach food market; lots of families enjoying communing, a nice breeze, and sun on our faces – life is good.
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Unexpected.
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Odd…
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Some assorted structures/architecture/patterns…

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A residence on South Terrace.
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Stairway 2AM-003112
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Western Australia Maritime Museum 2AM-002536
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Another stairway.
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A third stairway.
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This port town, like all port towns, abounds with maritime history; the “Western Australia Museum – Shipwreck Galleries” displays some of this. rugged history.
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More external views of the Western Australia Museum – Shipwreck Galleries.
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North Quay and Inner Harbour, Fremantle during the “blue hour.” I reckon the cranes look rather Jurassic.
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I hope you enjoyed this brief sojourn around where I live. More posts of Fremantle will follow over time.
Thanks for viewing 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two views of Perth, Western Australia – January 2014

A bit of a delay in getting these two images up :/

Two views of the Perth skyline across the Swan River. I hope you enjoy them.

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Street light illuminating Perth 😉
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Park bench with a view to commence some pondering 🙂
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That is it for now. Cheers.