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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… Continue Reading “Return Tickets To A Time Thought Gone”

The Amazing Fanny Balbuk (1840-1907)

Settlers occupied Western Australia and changed the land introducing religion, laws and new diseases. Their actions disrupted Indigenous people’s lives. In the 1890s, Perth’s railway station was built on a swamp like 15 other wetlands reclaimed by the white fella per the attached diagram… Continue Reading “The Amazing Fanny Balbuk (1840-1907)”


Being an impatient driver for many years, I’ve often thought ‘silly ol’ fool’ whilst driving when some old codger fumbles his way through traffic in a vehicle akin to an aircraft carrier until I met a man.  A real man I had no idea… Continue Reading “Centurion”

The Opening of The Fremantle – Guildford Railway

The formal opening of the first section of the Eastern Railway for general traffic on the 1st of March 1881 was not a particularly brilliant affair, and no very great interest was manifested by the public in the ceremonies which took place on the… Continue Reading “The Opening of The Fremantle – Guildford Railway”

Yagan, The Bravest Of His Race.

The land that became Rossmoyne in February of 1961 was by the words of the first owner Morgan in 1830 ”only 10% of it is worth walking on.” From that time on, nothing much occurred for more than a century, merely cattle wandering through.… Continue Reading “Yagan, The Bravest Of His Race.”