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IT WAS JUST APRIL ROOLS!

Posted in april fools, fremantle by freoview on April 1, 2017

No panic Freo, the Kings Square blog this morning was an April Fools, but rewarding to receive a slightly worried SMS from Sirona Capital managing director Matthew McNeilly asking if it was an April Fools.

Also fake news was the didgeridoo story and unfortunately the one about J Shed as well.

Great April Fools also from Freo Sea Rescue who claimed the traffic bridge would become a toll bridge for boats passing underneath it, to pay for repairs.

So welcome to April, one of my favourite months because it has the Fremantle International Street Arts Festival and ANZAC Day.

Roel Loopers

 

BLESSING OF THE (APRIL) FOOLS

Posted in april fools, community, fremantle by freoview on April 1, 2016

 

Okay you delightfully gullible (April) fools, April Fools is over and I got quite a few of you.

Most of you did not believe that our Mayor Brad Pettitt would be the Liberal party candidate at the Federal election, but many more of you believe that the City is seriously considering making High Street west a pedestrian mall, and I am surprised there was so little protest.

Most of you did not pick up that the BIKEMATE was also an April Fools. I thought if I post three white lies I’ll confuse you, and it worked. One needs a slightly mad and creative brain to come up with this stuff, but hey, I am known for being Loopy. ; >)

I had fun and I hope you had as well.

Here some photos of the Blessing of the Fools at St John’s Church at Kings Square. They told me they also had a Catholic blessing at the Notre Dame University chapel.

Roel Loopers

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