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Welcome to our 2023 newsletter!


No more Twitter for us


At one time we had an active Twitter account and used to post updated and new information on a regular basis.

Sadly the new owner of Twitter has turned it in to a total train-wreck that we no longer wish to associate ourselves with.

As a result we have deleted our Twitter account and will no longer use the platform.

Facebook on hold


We have also decided to pause posting on Facebook.

Our existing pages will remain on the platform for now but due to the ever increasing complexity of using facebook and the irritating nature of the platfrom, we have decided not to post there for the time being.

We are moving all of our informational posts to our YouTube channel.

It is doubtful that Facebook will ever go back to being the easy to use platform that it once was as the emphacis now seems to be chassing money from businesses and igrnoring everyone else.

If you are looking for up-to-date information about the main website then check the YouTube information in the next column.

YouTube Channel


If you are looking for website update information, surveys, pictures and interesting links to other similar websites and YT channels then check out the 'Community' tab on our YouTube channel

There is all sorts of information regularly posted to the communty tab and it has now taken the place of our facebook pages.

A new way to engage with us is via memberships on YouTube.

Memberships allow you to show your support for the channel via a small monthly subscription.

In return you get badges, custom emojis, priority response to any questions and other stuff like free PDF books and exclusive videos.

A huge amount of work has been done on making new videos for our YouTube channel and you are bound to find something of interest if you have a look through all the different categories.

Sadly despite the number of monthly views staying steady, the revenue we get from YouTube has recently fallen by 30%.

If that trend continues, we will be severely hampered in making new videos and in the reasearch we can do for the website.

If you would like to support us, you can become a Patreon member by cicking the link below.

Become a supporter



Getting old sucks! and we are now increasingly being sent off for one test or another and time is being wasted hanging around in doctor's surgeries and hospitals.

Belle is due for a full knee construction shorlty and this is hampering our ability to get out and about and do more filming and research.

Still we are doing what we can, when we can and new videos, stories, pages and photos are still being produced.

Earlier this year we did a big trip through the eastern goldfields and there is currently a 14 part video series running on out YouTube channel.

We are also hoping to get away soon to the Boyup Brook area and go in search of orchds and other wildflowers.

There is still so much to do and so many places to re-visit and film properly that we are never short of projects to plan and organise.

We would like to thank everyone for their support and especially out Patreon and YouTube members who, despite the increasing cost of living have still managed to find a few dollars a month to send our way.

This has helped a great deal and we have recently spent about $2k upgrading our drone and filming equipment.

Without your suppport, we just could not manage to do this.


We hope you enjoyed this newsletter and found some of the contents interesting. If you no longer want to receive newsletters from us you simply click the 'unsubscribe' link in the original email you received.

Hopefully you will stick with us as we continue to explore Western Australia together via our main website or on our Facebook pages and YouTube Channel.