THE SHELTER SHEDS

THE SHELTER SHEDS

I remember the shelter sheds at the Ulverstone State School with great affection. The history of them turned out to be far more interesting than I imagined. The first mention in the TROVE newspaper archive was in 1904. It was a letter from a member of the

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BRING BACK THE BROOCH

BRING BACK THE BROOCH

When my sister and I were very young we each had a little elephant brooch, which we wore on our winter overcoats. I don’t remember wearing brooches again for over 50 years, as they slipped out of fashion in the ‘swinging sixties’. We has badges for school,

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