Strangely, this flu attacked young, healthy, fit adults rather than the very young, old and infirm.
Kandosians might find it hard to accept that three New Zealanders contributed more to the foundation of Kandos than three Australians.
You probably think of cordial the same way I did: a coloured syrup (bright red or green in my day) which you poured into a glass, up to about a centimetre, and then topped up with ice cold water.
Browsing through some old papers the other day, I came across a perspex swan. It's the type of pretty, purposeless object that attracts a child and in fact fits neatly into a child's hand. I held it often as I explored my mother's dressing table and examined her trinkets. However, it was a group of… Continue reading Sweetheart Souvenirs
The plaque pricked my curiosity when I first saw it. 38 years is a long time at a single school. Was the plaque put there in appreciation of Mrs Peerman's long service? Was she in fact the longest serving teacher the school has had? What more did she contribute? In other words, what is her story?