It was cold and wet in Perth yesterday so instead of heading out in search of inspiration I went back a few weeks to the pictures I took in Kings Park. As I mentioned Kings Park is the home to many memorials the Vietnam Pavilion being one of them. Behind a gated area on polished black marble honour boards are the names of 61 West Australian servicemen who died in Vietnam, a memorial service is held here every year on the 18th of August the anniversary of the battle of Long Tan. The sculpture by Khoat Van Nguyen is of a R.O.V. (Republic of Vietnam) soldier standing alongside an Australian soldier with the badges of the R.O.V. and the three Australian Services etched on the sides of the polished stone base. I adhere strictly to the theory that politics and religion are a very personal subject but let's just say the soldiers who fought in this war had to wait an overly long time to receive recognition for their bravery..I'm done! Surely it can't be halfway point in the week already, that's just nuts.....!