We are lucky enough to live near a WA fisheries dept research centre - amongst other things, they are learning how to breed & rear octopus for seafood trade & everything there is to know about the western rock lobster. If you are tourist in WA, make sure you check this place out, at the other end of the harbour from AQWA at Hillary's.
This boy is now slightly obsessed with the lobsters:
They have a great set of tails to wear:
Who would have thought that SLED was an acronym in common usage:
The beach is an every-weekend event for us. A bit of a juggle with a tiny one but we are learning to love the featureless WA beaches, at least the swimming part. Golly we miss Newie though...
On another local note, we are lucky to live near a little vietnam precinct. Saw this sign last time I was shopping for fish sauce:
love our neighbourhood
And the who's who from WA:
Back to rock lobsters: this was the first song i remember LOOOOVING: