The View From Mount Clarence

A look back at settlement along Western Australia's South Coast

Category: Pinjarrah

  • Apical Argument – Part 1

    MARCH 2023 UPDATE: 6PR Radio talks Lake Monger name change with Glenda Kickett of UWA Indigenous Elders are calling for Lake Monger to be renamed Galup due to the colonial history associated with the current name. Whadjuk Noongar Elder and senior lecturer at UWA Glenda Kickett told Oliver Peterson on Perth Live there needs to be more…

  • Prelude and Postscript to a Wedding

    Originally Published 4 June 2014:   I thought I’d deviate for a moment and try and pull Patrick’s epic year of 1837 a little more together. That way it’s done properly and I won’t need to come back to it. It’ll be worth it, because this was no ordinary time. Specifically, I want to try…

  • Love and War – Henry Camfield’s View

    Originally Published  28 May 2014: Above: Henry Camfield spent ten years roaming the Swan River, Van Diemen’s Land and New South Wales looking for love. When he found it, it came in the form of an orphan girl, Annie Breeze, but there were to be no children of their own. Painting; The Lovers, by Willliam Powell Frith.   As…