Perth: Brief History of a Colony


For nearly 40,000 years the area on which Perth now stands was occupied by groups of the Nyoongar people and their ancestors – a fact that has been verified by the discovery of ancient stone implements near the Swan River which have been carbon dated at 38,000 years old.

In December, 1696, three ships… Continue reading

History: John Stuart, Explorer

This is an overview of John Stuart. I saw a memorial to him and I’ve been driving down the Stuart highway and it is incredibly long. I do feel a deep appreciation for the courage of these early explorers foreigners in this land with no knowledge of how to survive. Stuart was a Scot, very… Continue reading


Mohandas Gandhi

“If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.”