Why we need carp-catchers to protect our lakes

Carp-catchers or more precisely, feral-fish catchers, caught my eye on this morning’s walk on Subiaco Common. There have been odd-looking structures in Lake Mere for several weeks. They’ve piqued my curiosity but today I caught up with two young men to find out about the structures. They seemed so out of place on the apparently …

Recovery and the magic of Lake Mere

The lovely Mere Lake, less than half a kilometre from here on the Subiaco Common, might just as well have been on the other side of the moon. Bursitis of the hip has kept me home for many weeks, or at best walking only short essential distances. Swimming, even many laps, on the other hand, …

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