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Where are they now?

I posted an extract of this on the Adelaide Remember When FB page earlier today.

Fifty years ago this month (April 1965) 92 teenage boys were presented the Queen’s Scout award by the then Governor Sir Edric Bastyan.  355 more words

Exploring Flipped Classrooms

We decided to create a learning object or a “Flipped Classroom.” The topic of the media artefact is on Oral Histories. In our video, Marianne and I are describing the assignment to the students and setting our expectations. 115 more words

Making Histories

We were placed at Stevenage Museum due to a university module, which was called Making Histories. The first time we both visited we was given a brief tour around the premises, and introduced to all the staff. 361 more words
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Gerald Cains on Saturday Taxpayers (1953)

On Tuesday 14th of April Sally Hawley and John O’Shea travelled to Bristol’s Royal West of England Academy to meet with Gerald Cains – painter of “Saturday Taxpayers”. 101 more words

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I wish I had the photograph

Just over 95 years ago Kingsford-Smith, later to become Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith landed his Vickers Vimy (a World War 1 bomber bi-plane) at the culmination of the first plane flight from England to Australia at the Northfield aerodrome on the outskirts of Adelaide.  276 more words

Oral History: Kevin Forbes & the Land of Tarn

Kevin went to school with my little sister and his family lived down the block from our family in the Milhurst community. Growing up in Mill Woods, sometimes it seemed like you were in the middle of no where.’ 2,417 more words

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