A Sweet Story

My post today came about because we were talking about different ways we use to use in order to travel to school. Following our discussion (in which no one had to walk 20 miles barefoot in the snow) I came across this image of kids riding home after school at Mount Tyson, and so I…

A Plain History

This week’s topic is thanks to digging through the collection and coming across the “Jondaryan Shire Handbook” from June 1977. I got all excited, thinking it would be like an almanac and I’d surely get an interesting story out of it. Nope. What I did find was a nice concise history of the old shire,…

Hot and Steamy

Queensland Rail is celebrating 150 years this year. As a part of the celebrations a commemorative steam train is making a journey from Brisbane to Far North Queensland, and last Saturday the train stopped in Oakey. So this week I thought I’d have a look around and see what other interesting snippets I could find…