• Under new ownership, the former Spinnakers restaurant in Hillarys has transformed itself into Northside Cafe.

    Northside is a great improvement on its previous incarnation as the staff are friendly, pleasant and

  • Oakover grounds is in a lovely setting just off the Great Northern Highway in the Swan Valley. With lush grounds and a small lake, it is the ideal place to bring grandchildren for a day out. Use the free paddle

  • Can seniors learn new tricks? Of course we can!

    That was the idea that drove our small group of seniors to rock and roll lessons and what a good idea it was. Not only are we learning to rock and roll, we are

  • Previously The Naked Fig (in an apparent nod to the nearby nudist beach), The Shorehouse in Swanbourne is a great place to meet friends for breakfast, lunch, dinner and especially sundowners.

    Sitting on the

  • Cocos has fabulous views across the Swan River to the city and sitting at the front of the balcony gave us every opportunity to enjoy this great location. We were being treated by my brother and sister-in-law,

  • A Perth favourite, The Windsor in South Perth is a massive place with several different areas to eat or have a drink.

    We chose to sit in the outside area on the Mends Street side of the Windsor – a pleasant a

  • Foot stamping jazz, beautiful sunshine and a three-hour cruise along the Swan River – what a great afternoon out on the PS Decoy.

    We boarded at 1:30 pm, leaving the Mends Street Jetty in South Perth at 2pm. T

  • What a find! Travelling early in the day to try some new wineries in the Swan Valley before lunch, we came across the Cottage Tearooms which is next to the Black Swan winery.

    It’s a real gem of a place. O

  • Once the 1880’s Globe Hotel, the Globe Bar is one of Perth CBD’s most popular watering holes.

    Easily reached from the train and bus station in Wellington Street, from the back of Perth Underground or from lan

  • Upper Reach is a lovely boutique winery almost hidden away off the Great Northern Highway in Baskerville. It is a real haven in the Swan Valley – quiet with sweeping vineyard views, not to mention very nice w

  • The QT hotel is one of the latest hotel openings in Perth. Situated on the corner of Barrack and Murray Streets, it is an ideal location for visitors or for locals, like us, enjoying what has come to be known as a

  • Event Cinemas is part of the Westfield’s Whitfords City entertainment and dining precinct and it is definitely onto a winner with seniors screenings.

    Access is by escalators or a lift. I joined more than 60 s

  • Young George is part of the trendy East Fremantle foodie scene and is a good place to spend a rainy Wednesday lunchtime.

    The restaurant is in a large corner space with an L shaped seating area, which makes

  • Location, location, location – Island Market at Trigg has one of the best locations in WA overlooking the lovely beach – it’s just a pity that its food is not quite as good. Having only been in Western Austr

  • Right next door to Scarborough’s multi-million dollar outdoor swimming pool is La Capannina – the latest restaurant to open in Scarborough’s revival season.

    La Capannina, which rather disappointingly means

  • Good starters and tasty main courses for just over $21 a head – that’s definitely a bargain!

    Krayaharn Thai restaurant in the Marmion Village shopping centre is well-known to locals and obviously much app

  • Portofinos is one of the few cafés, north of the river with direct beach access. Sitting on a large area in Quinns Rock beach, the café, little sister to Portofinos Restaurant next door, has enviable views over t

  • Was it haunted? Was it even slightly spooky? Our seniors group decided to find out last weekend by heading north to the Ghost House Walk in Yanchep National Park.
    Yanchep National Park is about an hour north of

  • The Subiaco hotel is one of Perth’s iconic watering houses. On the corner of Hay and Rokeby Streets, it was built in 1897. The Subi has seen a lot of changes both to the suburb and in its own buildings; the l

  • Mashawi is an Arabic word that means any meat or vegetable that can be roasted or barbecued and the Mashawi Restaurant in Mt Lawley does that very well.

    Specialising in Moroccan and Middle Eastern food, Mashawi

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