Architecture, Businesses, Family History, Local History, Social Life

Thrills and Throbs at Kandos Picture Show

On 15 July 1933 Kandos Talkies would treat you to a double-bill, Beauty and the Boss, a “radiant romance, spicy and snappy – She had ‘IT’ but she hid it”; and “a sparkling satire Once in a Lifetime  which reveals what goes on in the private offices of Hollywood film studios”!

Architecture, Family History, Public School History, Social Life

From Little Things Big Things Grow

Education was pretty raw a hundred and fifty years ago. Imagine a dozen or more kids squashed on a couple of long benches, scraping their feet on the dirt floor of a slab and bark shack, reciting letters of the alphabet, while the untrained teacher pointed with his cane.