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To the Wall

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

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Hobart Days

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

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Launceston – Second Day

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

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UBC – A Day in History, the Moon Landing

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

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Ephemera

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

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Memorabilia

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

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About History

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

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History

I love history.  I doubt it really appealed much while at school all those years ago – but I did remember quite a bit.  I do recall doing a major assignment on the Hittites and for a while thought I was … Continue reading

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