Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ker-ching

As Australia’s currency soars to unprecedented heights, we thought we’d remind readers that currency used to be much more of a do-it-yourself arrangement. When the first fleet arrived in 1788, currency was the least of their worries — supplies came … Continue reading

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With a splish and a splash…

Windswept and bedraggled as we are, we thought we’d have a look at some other soggy Sydneysiders: Dreary as it may be to get around, Sydney can look beautiful in wet weather. Photographers have known this for a long time, … Continue reading

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Inside History and the Dictionary of Sydney

We’re thrilled to see the new issue of Inside History, just out, which includes an article from the Dictionary of Sydney. ‘The decorated footpath‘ by Megan Hicks has been in the Dictionary for some time, focussing on the ground beneath … Continue reading

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Playing hard

When we think of Sydney and sport, the 2000 Olympic Games tends to crowd out older events, because it was such a remarkable experience for those of us who were here. In the years leading up to the Games, preparations … Continue reading

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