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Tin! In the absence of anything else…

Strange though it may be, this little house in Semaphore, South Australia, has a cladding made from pressed steel. The façade is pressed to look like stone blocks, while the rest of the house just has corrugated steel. Probably all made by the Lysaght … Continue reading

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Proclamation Day

Proclamation Day 28th December, is when South Australians celebrate the founding of our Colony, and we also relish the thought that we were always a colony of free settlers and NEVER a penal colony. So the Eastern States can just … Continue reading

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Ars Gratia Artis (Art For Art’s Sake)

I’ve decided to start a gallery of my attempts at “arty stuff”. I firmly believe that modern digital photography and its associated programs like Photoshop etc. are a natural progression from other media, such as watercolours, oils, etc. Please be patient as … Continue reading

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Westward Ho The Wagons

This weekend saw two Caravan and Camping Expos in Adelaide. We went to the one with free entry (of course). Here’s some of the things we saw…and some of the things we saw when we were doing the “Grey Nomad” … Continue reading

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A Sunny Afternoon In Adelaide

A sunny Sunday, and people (and wildlife) enjoying the Spring weather!

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Glenelg – And The Vandalising Of The Old Wallis Cinema

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.

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Street Life

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.”

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Port Adelaide

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.

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Laura…And Surrounding Districts.

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

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A Man’s (and Woman’s) Home Is His/Her Castle

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.

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