Cycle to Fremantle

Following our cycle last weekend, we were keen to do it all again. This route may be shorter but extends to the portside town of Fremantle for coffee and food snacks. Start and end –  Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club to Rule Street Cafe Stop –  Bread in Common KM traveled; 10km roughly Section 1 - Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club to Rule Street We leave the car behind at the picturesque Keane's Point Reserve and head south along the ...

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Breakfast in an old bus garage at Propeller

Rising somewhat at an early hour, well for a Sunday morning that is, we made our way to Propeller in North Fremantle for breakfast and a much wanted coffee. Propeller opens from 7.00am which is great as most places tend to open later on the weekends. It was also nice to get in before the Sunday brunch crowd. If you have driven along the coast to Fremantle, chances are, you have passed ...

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Wonderful chaos at Yelo

Well, winter officially arrived into Perth last weekend and thus begins the season for coffee, tea, hot chocolate or whatever hot drink warms your belly! It’s also the season of stews, goulash, minestrone soup and beef bourguignon. My favourite season and let’s also not forget about the warm apple crumble! Wanting to enjoy the winter sun, we headed to the beach side cafe Yelo in Trigg for coffee and a sweet treat. ...

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An oldie but a goodie, The Blue Duck

The weeks are flying on by and with Saturday afternoon destined to slip away to work commitments, we decided to enjoy a big breakfast away from home together. It’s been a while since we've had breakfast at The Blue Duck and noticing the menu has changed with a couple of new choices, was the ultimate lure.  I really appreciate mornings by the beach, the crisp autumn air and low light over the beautiful blue ...

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Bus Stop Cafe

Living in Perth, we have become so used to the pleasant summery weather that as soon as the sky turns grey and it rains ever so slightly, it's a big deal! You could even say we are a little spoiled living in this sunny state. Sunday morning, despite the slight change in weather (lets acknowledge a big change for us locals), we decided to venture out for a coffee somewhere along ...

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Ocean Views at Bib & Tucker

Beginning a morning at the beach is a must do in Perth, and anywhere along the coast will do. This Good Friday holiday we headed to Leighton beach for an early (for a public holiday anyhow) morning breakfast at Bib & Tucker.  Most places tend to close on Good Friday, however, this year there were plenty open around town and with an instagram account it was an effortless task in finding choices for ...

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Solomon’s Cafe, Highgate

I have recently discovered the deliciousness of Elmar’s bratwurst sausages and a special trip to the Beaufort Street shop was the perfect excuse to stop in at one of the cafes nearby. I was drawn into Solomon's Café by its small cosy appearance, dimly lit lights and exposed brickwork. Hanging framed portraits of coffee was duly another reason to pop in. I love my coffee! I placed my order at the counter, a short ...

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Bread in Common; Duck FAT Potatoes in Fremantle

Every so often, Dad and I meet over a cup of coffee. I love taking him to new places and he's always keen to step out of the zone of familiarity and comfort which is great. Today it was Bread in Common, a cafe and bakery on Pakenham Street in Fremantle. Bread in Common, with its cleverly constructed herb and vegetable garden on the front paving brightens up the streetscape. Like an oasis ...

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Morning walk and lunch at Choux Cafe

Well, it's official, I am on holidays! Working through Christmas and New Year last year in a retail store, I am really going to cherish my time off. I admire retail sales assistants, it's a crazy job during the festive season but rewarding for the company's balance sheet. This year I am looking forward to baking dessert for the family on Christmas day, something I couldn't do last year. I ...

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Whisk Creamery, Subiaco

Following a visit for a bit of Christmas shopping at the Dymocks Subiaco one day members secret sale, we stopped in at the nearby Whisk Creamery for a brief coffee. Coffee is synonymous in Subiaco, finding a good espresso never seems to be an arduous task. Cafes are peppered along Rokeby Road from the train station all the way to the west end where you’ll find the likes of Juanita’s, Kookery ...

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