The internet rules our lives today, but just a century ago the latest technology was the telephone.
We overlook or forget the hostility intolerance suspicion and racism that different migrant groups have revealed in the Australian character.
How did that name come about? I guess it is tall and steep like a woman's petticoat, but you might have other theories. It was surely named by a man.
The highlight of the highway route, but also the part that causes a tinge of anxiety for me, is that sliver of road cut into the side of Blackman's Crown, in early days referred to as the Crown Ridge.
Even in those early years, Australians understood the significance of Anzac Day as more than a commemoration of those who had fought.