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Significant Days

Palm Sunday has just passed and we are about to celebrate Easter. Many of us give and receive Easter eggs, symbols of new life.

Palm Sunday with its procession of Christ on a donkey is celebrated by groups around the world. 127 more words

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NYE 2014 and other

Just a couple of photos I found of New Year’s Eve (and a video, but I cannot figure out how to upload, so you are spared…) and our Berowra walk, the one during the hottest weekend of the year… remember? 291 more words

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Another Rail Accident

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD   Friday 16th May 1952   (front page)
Another Rail Accident

A driver and fireman escaped injury last night when their locomotive plunged over an embankment between Kuring-gai and Cowan stations,on the main northern line about 25 miles from Sydney.

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A Postcard Paints A Thousand Words

Recently, I was away for the weekend, pottering through the wonderful antique shops of the Kangaroo Valley when I stumbled across a range of postcards relating to our beautiful area. 96 more words

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What we do on the weekends in Sydney...

Apologies for the gap in posting yet again. Been busy in work and lazy outside of work…

It is 5 weeks today until we leave Australia and resume our Asian adventures via New Zealand, and in the meantime, time is flying by in the monotony of every day settled life. 776 more words

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The Baby Weighing In At Berowra

Berowra and Berowra Heights after World War 11 (late 1940s and into 1950s) became an area of very fast population growth.  Quarter acre blocks of land sold for $140 to $200 and a labourer’s wage was approximately $12 per week. 381 more words

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Pumping Petrol In Berowra

Recently, I was chatting with a friend of mine about the petrol situation in Berowra. As she pointed out to me, four petrol stations could be seen as slightly excessive for a community like ours ‘if it weren’t for the express way – I suppose people come to Berowra on their way north to get petrol’. 46 more words

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