What is history without the personal memoirs of those who were there? Those who actually experienced the events and shared their thoughts on both the events and the times the occurred in. Where would our researchers be without the chroniclers of the times? I found the memoirs of Lieutenant-General Watkin Tench, who sailed as a [...]
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December 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Australian History
September 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Australian History
The Alfred & Roy Dufty Maritime Heritage Collection of Historic Maritime Photographs . This is a fantastic collection of historic maritime photographs taken mainly in the Sydney Harbour environs that are now available online in a searchable data base via the Gosford City Council Maritime Heritage Collection. Alfred William Buchanan Dufty was born at Kingston [...]
July 21st, 2009 · 6 Comments · Australia Audio Guides
What the heck do you have to do to get a coffee in the sun here at 9:00am? A few shops are opening up and a few coffee shops have diners inside but given the blessing of a warm winter’s morning it’s hard to find somewhere to sit and read the paper in the sun. [...]