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Christmas Memories

Back when I was a kid, Christmas wasn’t so much about the shopping. Black Friday was not a term that was used by anyone–maybe merchants, but certainly not the rest of us. 571 more words


Professor L.F. Giblin's view of the Australian trade policy during the interwar years

The Giblin collection reveals Professor L.F. Giblin’s practical view of the Australian economy, challenging set approaches to empire. Recognising Australia’s interests and unique economic circumstances, Professor Giblin argued for greater responsibility in dealing with unemployment and falling trade during the Great Depression. 131 more words

British Empire

The Door Between (1937)

Hot on the heels of Halfway House came The Door Between. Both titles denote transitions, and perhaps the cousins were signaling changes in Ellery Queen. 494 more words

Reading Ellery Queen

Letter From New York 12/13/14 Not for another 89 years...

It is 12/13/14 if you do dates the American way. That won’t happen again until 01/02/03 in the next century, 89 years from now. I can’t even imagine what the world will be like 89 years from now. 499 more words

Mathew Tombers

The Importance of the Barn in Great Depression Farming

by Crane-Station

Letty, 89, addresses some of the structures on a farm that were important during the Great Depression.

Today when we think of  structures on a property, we tend to think of houses that people live in. 867 more words


Auntie Dolly’s Letters

Announcing the launch of the book ‘Auntie Dolly’s Letters’ in The Hot Spot, Greystones (above The Beach House) Saturday the 20th of December from 5 – 7 pm. 348 more words