naw, we decided to give it a miss this yearSue, you must have nighttime eventually, right?
For observers in the Southern Hemisphere, the Perseid radiant never climbs above the horizon, which will considerably reduce the number of Perseid meteors you are likely to see. Nevertheless, on the night of maximum, it is possible to see 10-15 meteors per hour coming up from the northern horizon.
Luke, how did you do? I expect a picture of you and your dogs peering out the window together.