Posts Tagged Sideshow Alley

Social history and Sydney’s Easter Show.

Social history and Sydney's Easter Show.

 TIMES ARE A’ CHANGING AT THE SHOW As I wandered   around Sydney’s Royal Easter Show this year I was struck by how accurately this iconic event reflects changes in our society.  The cookery section is a classic case in point.  If we want it to survive we will […]

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ROYAL EASTER SHOW!

ROYAL EASTER SHOW!

 IN THE BEGINNING – Tasmania, 1950s One of the first articles I  sold, many years ago, was about the Ulverstone Agricultural Show. It was the annual  highlight of my childhood. My father was on the show committee, so thankfully we attended  rain, hail or shine. In good […]

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