Parramatta River

The River as a Rowing Course Between 1830 and 1880, rowing was the most popular sport in Sydney.  This popularity probably had a lot to do with the success that…

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Literary Speaking

Those who jump off a bridge in Paris are in Seine .... A man's home is his castle, in a manor of speaking. Dijon vu - the same mustard as before. Practice safe eating -…

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My Heart Will Go On

My Heart Will Go On
Capt Edward John Smith

A HAUNTED mirror once owned by the doomed captain of the Titanic is set to go under the hammer for £10kUK ($12,775AU) This antique is believed to be possessed by…

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The Mortlake Gas Men

The Mortlake Gas Men
Gas Workers' Union Banner

The Gas Employees Union was one the earliest associations of organised industrial labour in Australia. The New South Wales branch, which was established in the wake of the NSW Trades…

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