Perth’s Smallest Bar

Hemingway is terribly limited. His technique is good for short stories, for people who meet once in a bar very late at night, but do not enter into relations. But not for the novel.
W. H. Auden

Apparently Perth now has a small bar policy where cool Melbourne style bars can cater for Perth’s boutique drunken pigs. Is this one manifestation? Is it true that this unlicenced van with a fridge (but no seats) once served as a mobile piss palace for a local football club, and actually used to drive down onto the oval to dispense illegal tinnies? Or was that just a vicious rumour put about by the liqour licensing authorities? If anyone can get photos of the sly grog van servicing footballers, would be much appreciated. I doubt it ever happened myself. No-one would flout our worthy piss laws like that.

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6 Responses to Perth’s Smallest Bar

  1. B.T. says:

    Now that you’ve made it famous, I suppose this van will end up on the scrap heap too, beside the Team America van.

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  2. The inside is already on the scrap heap.

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  3. Midlandia says:

    My God! The interior of this deathtrap is ramshackle, filthy, trashed, and possibly insect-infested.

    In others, it seems up to standard with the average pub. Good times.

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  4. I remember the North Noggajerrin Football Club Team Bus. (I met them as a cricket team as they needed a reason to fill this ex-WAGT bus during the summer) It had the rear two sets of seats removed and the world’s largest eski installed. There were even bumper stickers printed “I survived a North Noggajerrin Bus Trip).
    I think the parent body was the “NORTH NOGGAJERRIN GUDGEON CONSUMERS ASSOCIATION” from Wembley back in the 1970’s.

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  5. Graham says:

    Yep, the NNGCA was a great club and I was one of the part owners of the bus

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