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A photograph of domestic architecture in Unley Park, South Australia, featuring crenellation and false machiolation. Crenellation is an architectural feature that was commonly employed in the design of medieval castles and military structures. Cut…

A view of The University of Western Australia’s Claremont Campus. The Claremont Campus building was constructed in 1901 and originally housed the Claremont Teacher’s College. It was then home to the Western Australian College of Advanced…


Royal Engineer, Maj. Martel, invented a one-man tank that replicates the medieval knight in armour, with the addition of ‘caterpillar track legs’ and a ‘petrol engined heart’. The contraption is fashioned from car parts and farming…

A view of the Fremantle Prison Gatehouse in Fremantle, Western Australia. The Gatehouse was constructed by convict labour between 1854 and 1855. It was built according to the design of Royal Engineer Edmund Henderson from limestone quarried on…

A view of The University of Western Australia’s Claremont Campus. The Claremont Campus building was constructed in 1901 and originally housed the Claremont Teacher’s College. It was then home to the Western Australian College of Advanced…

Responding to an enquiry about an unusual plant specimen found in Cunderdin in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australian, the author of this article identifies the burrs and leaves as part of a Caltrop plant. The Caltrop plant was so named, it…