Pemberton Family Stories, Western Australia

Dad recently handed me a book called Pemberton Family Stories containing a collection of stories from a number families settling in the Pemberton and Northcliffe area. I really enjoyed the read and wanted to share it on the blog. However, I didn’t wish to write a book review and risk losing the authenticity and not to mention the character of the words spoken from the families. I knew for copyright purposes I ...

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Berlin History Sightseeing

There are three things I distinctly remember about our travels through Berlin- beer, bratwurst and history. Berlin experienced some heavy historical events during the World Wars and the strongest message I learnt from wandering between memorials in the German capital is no one wins in war times. And those that become threatened by intelligence of others are not great people. Book Burning Memorial Hidden in a public square off Unter den Linden under cobblestone ...

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A-Z Guidebook – Brandenburg Gate

In between exploring the colourful café scene and drinking 1 euro beer with our bratwurst for breakfast in the public square, we traced through a bit of history around Germany's capital city, Berlin. The Brandenburg Gate is an 18th century neoclassical piece of architecture. The tremendous structure towers over Unter den Linden Boulevard, having withstood time and wars – there’s many a story to tell. The dramatic statue of the Goddess ...

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