Snippets, snaps and family stories from the past
Saturday, 24 June 2017
"I live in a taraban"
Each year in the 1960s over the Christmas summer holidays my parents packed the family tent and set off to drive from Canberra down t...
Thursday, 8 June 2017
Not just playing
This week's Sepia Saturday image features a man with a box. It looks like he took his work seriously, whatever it was. Or perhaps that ...
Friday, 2 June 2017
Out on a limb
The prompt photo for Sepia Saturday this week, #370, is of an oak tree that marks the centre of England. I don't have photographs...
Saturday, 27 May 2017
Baseball in Australia
In September 1853 the clipper ship the City of Norfolk arrived in Melbourne Victoria. The ship had sailed from New York on 17 Marc...
Friday, 19 May 2017
The Sepia Saturday prompt this week features a fairly big snake curled up in the lap of a lady wearing what looks like a snakeskin pa...
Thursday, 27 April 2017
The ubiquitous Hills Hoist
This week's Sepia Saturday prompt photograph features someone hanging up washing. The line looks a bit like a Hills Hoist, except ...
Saturday, 15 April 2017
Big Sister, Little Brother
This week the Sepia Saturday prompt shows a couple of unknown children photographed in light and shade. We don't know whether or no...
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