This article by Colleen O’Sullivan appeared in the Mudgee Guardian on 24 July 2009.
The featured image shows dance partners at a ball in the 1930s.
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Woman in Red
Published by Kandos History
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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2 thoughts on “A Woman in Red”
Miss Soloman was engaged to my great uncle Patrick Phelan.My mother and father moved to Wollongong in 1952 and we holidayed in Kandos Christmas and Easter and when we went into Miss Solomons shop she told me she should have been my aunty. My mother told me she also said it to her.
Thanks for that information Mary. It seems Miss Solomon didn’t get over that broken engagement.