Just inside the main entrance to Parramatta Park is an obelisk which marks the spot where Lady Mary Fitzroy, wife
Visit our museum to meet our life-size replica. The Old English Sheepdog is the brand mascot for Dulux paint. The dog
The Rocks is really a most extraordinary place! A small district of Sydney, without the distinction of its own postcode,
On 26 January 2017 will be the 200th anniversary of the first formal celebration of what would become Australia Day
REMEMBER WHEN "It all started back in ‘66 when they changed from pounds to dollar - me bloody overdraft doubled. Then they
Many of us have heard of this bay, and seen it as we pass over the Harbour Bridge. The name
THE Sydney Sun reports . . . . . . that the city council has placed a bubbling water fountain
What do bloomers and bicycles have in common? While today’s models parade the catwalk in panties and other underwear, this
Captain John Hunter led the first British exploration of the Parramatta River in February 1788. On the 5th February, while
On our open days we are often asked what is the meaning of the latin on  the Walker crest - “Per Varios Casus”.
Edward Smith Hall was of those early pioneers whose great work in winning for us the freedom of the Australian Press has been
I resume my friend’s chronology:- “Died September 18 Mr. Edward Smith-Hall in the 75th year of his age. This gentleman I think was
Professor Anderson, the Wizard of the North, was a well-known magician who travelled the world putting on performances. When he was in Sydney
A gentleman supplies me with some very interesting particulars as to Mr. Charles Hamilton Nichols, one of the proprietors of “Bell’s Life” at
Queen Victoria Building
On 21 July 1898 Sydney celebrated as Mayor Alderman Mathew Harris officially opened the Queen Victoria Markets Building. The Lady
War Memorial Burwood Park
Have you ever looked at the date on the War Memorial in Burwood Park? It’s worth looking at carefully because
A favourite pastime of residents is to walk along the waterfront to enjoy the peaceful vista. Not many of us
As we board the 504 or the 438 for the CBD, most of us miss a little street 50 metres
At the birth of Australia we had not one, but two giants of literature, Lawson and Paterson. Andrew Barton Paterson
When Charles Dickens visited Australia, he used characters he met or heard about for characters in his various novels. Miss