Tag Archives: history.
The next day I set off for The Wall at Derwent Bridge, and had to take a route cross country, which included quite a distance on dirt roads. (My poor car turned from red to brown as a result!). On … Continue reading
Hobart is very interesting and I really would like to be able to stay longer – but I had planned to be away from home for only four weeks, so I do what I can. Also there was only a … Continue reading
While in Launceston I caught the Tiger Bus – a free bus that takes a route around the city. I did a couple of trips on the bus and stopped off in the city, where I had lunch in a … Continue reading
UBC – A Day in History – a challenge for the Ultimate Blog Challenge, is timely, as it was on July 20th, 1969, that Buzz Aldred and Neil Armstrong landed on the moon. I remember it well. It was a … Continue reading
I find the definition of “Ephemera” quite fascinating. The dictionaries say something like “collectable items that were originally expected to have only short-term usefulness or popularity.” I have a great collection of “ephemera” and I am so glad that I … Continue reading
Recently I have been collating much of the memorabilia that I have collected over the last 70 years. I have much of my parents’ documents too, hoping that one of my descendants is prepared to look after it. I find amazing … Continue reading
I do recall at primary school, over half a century ago, that I had an interest in history – have vague memories of some assignments I did. I also have a family history – my ancestors arrived in Adelaide and settled … Continue reading