Senator for South Australia, Alex Gallacher’s, office, and I must thank Mr. Peter Gonis in his office for the following history, and Historian Denise Schumann from the City of Norwood, Payneham and St. Peters, for her permission to include the … Continue reading
For many years, this abandoned Plumber’s Business still showed it’s (decaying) front. Opposite the Maid and Magpie Hotel in Adelaide’s East, it now looks as if it won’t last much longer. I’m surprised there’s still some sign painting still visible. … Continue reading
Yes I do love a parade, and this year’s Australia Day Parade through Adelaide was special because our Niece, Marianne, was leading the Fiji contingent. And we were surprised at the number of different ethnicities in Adelaide, and not all of … Continue reading
Just some of the historic buildings in Glenelg. The Wallis Cinema – a prime example of the Art Deco Period – has since been demolished to make room for a car park. No comment.
Not only is there a danger of losing our architectural history; there is also the danger of losing some freedoms we now cherish. As Thomas Jefferson said, “The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.”
Port Adelaide has a long history – the “Troubridge” serviced Kangaroo Island and many of the Gulf Ports until being discontinued. For more information on the “Troubridge”, go to this Website in the Gallery.
Laura is a lovely town, some 2-3 hours drive to the north of Adelaide. The surrounding farmlands were devastated by the drought that occurred in the late 1860’s, despite the warnings from Surveyor General, George Goyder, who said that the bumper … Continue reading
There’s a lot of private, and not-so-private homes and houses (there is a difference) of different styles in Adelaide. Here’s some to click on for a better view.
Adelaide, since its foundation, has seen many different styles of Architecture – Art Deco, Modern, even Neo-Gothic. As time goes on, any more I find interesting, I’ll put up here.