The Good, the Bad and the Indifferent

There’s nothing quite like the anticipation of planning a really special evening with your partner on Valentine’s Day… That’s just what my wife, Nicole, and I did to celebrate February 14th this month. After hearing some excellent reports about the food and atmosphere at Bistro Guillaumeat Crown Casino, we decided to splurge a little and booked ourselves in for dinner…

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From Lake Monger to the Paris Marathon?

One of the things I love most about the work I do, is the opportunity it gives me to meet and get to know a large cross section of talented and interesting people in and around the Wembley area.  Sue Anderson from The Fitness Factor is definitely one of those. I first met Sue a few years ago when I…

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Primo Life

Peard Real Estate released the first Western Australian Lifestyle magazine called Primo Life in December 2013. With the likes of Tom Hanks, and the stars of the new movie “Last Vegas” on the cover; it is safe to say that this magazine has ‘star quality’. Featuring articles on travel, fitness, entertainment, property, beauty; the list goes on and on, one…

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Terminus

Wembley Cycles have moved, and at 334 – 336 Cambridge Street, Wembley lies empty buildings and space. But what is to become of this now sold site? ‘Terminus’… an approved five story mixed use development designed by Fringe Architects, will consist of shops, offices, consulting rooms and 22 Qube Apartments which will go on sale off the plan late this…

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Waking up on a cloud…

… Not quite, but our breakfast was close enough to it. Venturing to Ingredient Tree on Herdsman Parade, Wembley for a quick breakfast wasn’t a hard choice to make. We stopped in there for coffee the other day and was greeted with not only a smile and great service, but an array of delicious treats right under our noses. How…

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A Developing Decision

Has Subiaco become a thing of the past? Are the development talk’s good ideas or just another money spending ploy? The Subiaco markets are no longer the buzzing Saturday and Sunday place-to-be, but in fact now a derelict almost eerie, boarded up building. But for how much longer…? With the suburb of Subiaco’s population set to rise by more than…

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Three five three

Spending A LOT of time working in and around Wembley we have driven past this restaurant many times and it never ceased to intrigue. End of financial year has rolled around and what better excuse to hold a meeting outside of the office and the usual coffee shops than to have it at three five three. Arriving at three five…

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Sir Bob Geldof to celebrate in Leederville for St Patrick’s Day

This Sunday, 17th March is the Irish celebration of St Patrick’s Day. Luckily for them, and us, pretty much the rest of the world now joins in on the fun. At the age of 16, Saint Patrick was kidnapped from Britain and bought to Ireland as a slave. He eventually escaped but ended up returning to Ireland. As a devout…

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The Stanley in Wembley: why I love it and why you will too

I love white wine. Maybe it comes with being an Eagles supporter. Maybe I drank too much Export as a youngster. Who knows? But one thing’s for sure I love a nice crisp white after a long day at work. One of my favourite places to do just that is The Stanley in Wembley. It’s just off the corner of…

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When gravity takes hold

There are some moments in life that start out as mundane and turn into near disaster. This is one of them. In this video Cooper’s strapped into the high chair and Mitch is doing, well, what Mitch does best.