Freo's View

MOODY MARITIME MUSEUM REFLECTION OF WINTER

Posted in art, city of fremantle, fremantle ports, maritime, photography, rain, Uncategorized by freoview on June 19, 2018

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When I saw the rainbow over Fremantle this morning I just had to get a photo of it with the Maritime Museum. While there I also could not resist to take yet another reflection photo in one of the big puddles.

Roel Loopers

LUCKY TO LIVE IN FREMANTLE

 

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I love early mornings in Fremantle because it always makes me realise how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful place.

To head out onto the South Mole and see the always great Indian Ocean and the stunning sunrises is something very special for me.

….and I love every other hour of the day living in good old Freo as well!

Here two photos I took just before 7am this morning.

Roel Loopers

 

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FREE SUNDAY CONCERTS IN FREMANTLE

Posted in art, city of fremantle, community, culture, music, Uncategorized by freoview on February 18, 2018

 

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Kiltir from the Reunion Island is performing at the free concert at the Fremantle Arts Centre this afternoon from 2-4pm.

It is a band of brothers who live to spread the tradition of Maloya, one of two major music traditions on Reunion Island, through an infectiously energetic display of dance and musical prowess.

And the free Harbour Sounds concert on the deck of the Maritime Museum at Victoria Quay is on from 5pm.

Also on this afternoon is the Laneway Party 2nd birthday of the Federal Hotel in William Street.

Have some fun, have a dance, connect with your community, make new friends!

Roel Loopers

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FUN FILLED FREO SUNDAY

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It’s a perfect Fremantle Sunday to do lots of things and connect with our community.

Start the day with our own Growers Green Farmers Market at Fremantle College on Lefroy Road from 8am till midday.

From there up to Princess May Park where Clancy’s has put up Smoking in the Port with lots of BBQs, smokers, food tips and samples, chilli, etc. Starts at 11 am.

From 2-4 pm Bongziwe Mabandla will perform at the free Fremantle Arts Centre concert.

The South African has created a truly unmatched Afro-folk sound. Singing in both Xhosa and English, Mabandla fuses elements of hip-hop and dub with soul and traditional Xhosa music. With hypnotic vocals, heartfelt lyrics and beat-heavy grooves, he has the ability to move from melancholic melodies to crowd-surfing riot.

And from 5 to 9pm you can enjoy yourselves with the Harbour Sounds on the deck of the Maritime Museum on Victoria Quay. Free entry.

Harbour Sounds at the Maritime Museum

Roel Loopers

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ENJOY THE PERFECT FREO LIFESTYLE

 

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There is a lot less humidity in Fremantle today after three rather unpleasant sticky days, so head out and enjoy the Freo lifestyle!

There is the monthly BIG Growers Green Farmers Market and craft market on at Lefroy Road till midday and it’s looking good back in the old location. YUM breakfast, fresh produce, bread, etc.

Hugh Jennings will be performing at the FREE Fremantle Arts Centre Sunday courtyard music session from 2-4pm.

Hugh played in seminal Perth bands Autopilot, End of Fashion, The Avenues, Bob Evans, Eskimo Joe and more. With his new band he’ll perform songs from his long awaited pop/folk debut album Hound.

And from 5pm the FREE Harbour Sounds concerts are on upstairs on the deck of the Maritime Museum at Victoria Quay.

Freo. Perfect one day, even better the next!

Roel Loopers

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POPULAR SUPER BLUE MOON

Posted in city of fremantle, fremantle port, Uncategorized by freoview on January 31, 2018

 

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First nibble of the moon

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Second nibble of the moon

 

After the special City of Fremantle planning committee meeting about the Woolstores shopping centre site I had to stay to have a look at the super blue moon of course and drove onto the South Mole.

I took the first nibble of the moon with the Maritime Museum and the second nible of the moon with the old cranes.

My relocation for the final stages was not successful however as it was totally packed full at Monument Hill, so I could not get a spot to park.

Roel Loopers

HARBOUR SUNDAYS MUSIC AT MARITIME MUSEUM

Posted in city of fremantle, fremantle port, music, Uncategorized by freoview on January 24, 2018

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The free Harbour Sundays concerts are back at the Fremantle Maritime Museum for 2018 for Sunday nights of local music for five weeks.

Harbour Sundays is the perfect way to spend a summer by the Indian Ocean, with stunning ocean views at an iconic Fremantle landmark and some of the best sunsets.

It’s is upstairs on the deck, so great views of the port activities as well.

Music starts at 5 pm.

HARBOUR SUNDAYS 2018 PROGRAM

Sunday January 28
Delilah Rose and The Gunslingers
Kat Wilson Trio
DJ Jas Hughes (Drivetime)

Sunday February 4
Grace Sanders
Jacob Diamond
DJ Lorraine Clifford (Drastic on Plastic, SMCD)

Sunday February 11
Human Contact
De Cuba Son
DJ Claude Mono (El Ritmo, GAOTS)

Sunday February 18
Racoo Charles and The Moke Folk
Justin Walshe Folk Machine
DJ Tamara Szep (Rockin’ The Roots)

Sunday February 25
Crucial Rockers
Boom Bap Pow
DJ Foxman (Soulsides)

 

SUNSET AT SAILING SHIP LEEUWIN

Posted in city of fremantle, fremantle port, photography, Uncategorized by freoview on November 28, 2017

 

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It is important for our soul and wellbeing to always know that there is more beauty in life than negativity, so here another photo I took on Sunday night of the sunset behind the SS Leeuwin and Fremantle Maritime Museum.

We are blessed to live in such a gorgeous city as Fremantle.

As a photographer finding beauty in the ordinary is my quest in life.

Roel Loopers

SUNSET AT THE FREMANTLE MARITIME MUSEUM

Posted in city of fremantle, fremantle port, photography, Uncategorized by freoview on November 27, 2017

 

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Another beautiful sunset at the Fremantle Maritime Museum yesterday.

Roel Loopers

FREMANTLE VICTORIA QUAY SUNSET

Posted in city of fremantle, fremantle ports, photography, Uncategorized by freoview on November 7, 2017

 

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During the summer months the setting sun creates beautiful warm colours on the walls of A and B Shed on Victoria Quay in Fremantle Port.

I love the intensity of the reflecting light and took this photo yesterday around 6.30pm.

 

Roel Loopers

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