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The Spaceship

The Futuro House: Spaceship Living On Earth (1965) Introduced at the Finnexpo fair in 1968, the Futuro concept was created by architect Matti Suuronen, to be plonked on a block of land ideally as a home away from home.  . © Matti Suuronen, Espoo…

A Crooked Road

One accepts a curve in a road today but the most prominent one we may wonder about is where St Georges Terrace meets Adelaide Terrace. Looking at the image from 1859 which shows Roe’s structure to the left and a shed to the other…

The Night Caller

I spoke with Police historian Peter Skehan yesterday whilst repairing his fence and although we have spoken in the past of Eric  Edgar Cooke, I didn’t raise the topic this time although it crossed my mind. Today I see a photo of Rookwood Street…

A Children’s Fancy Dress Ball

Our tale begins at the Fremantle Town Hall as it opened on the 22nd June, 1887, to coincide with the celebration of Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee. A grand opening ceremony was held, followed by a day of sport and a grand ball in the…

Return Tickets To A Time Thought Gone

Thank you to all who have helped us get half way to our goal. Please help now If you like surprises, then I have plenty of them to present to you with your help? Since this campaign began we have pending for you to…