Not long ago the toilet was one of the unmentionables, a taboo subject. It was both ignored and fascinating. While adults draped the toilet in euphemisms, adolescents out-performed each other with crudities…
This article appeared in the Mudgee Guardian on 28 September 2015
The featured image is the Sewerage Treatment Plant at Kandos, taken by the author. It is a long way from the days of kerosene tins, trenches and dunny carts.
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Descending into the Sewer
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Four things about me. I like reading, writing, researching and living in the country. In particular I like living at Kandos, where we have been for more than a decade. I have deep roots in this part of the country. My mother spent her early life in Kandos. My father was born at Rylstone. My grandparents were pioneers of Kandos and Rylstone. And I was born at Lue - and went to school in Mudgee. The history of this area excites me and I would like to share it with you.
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