THE CRICKET CHRISTMAS CAKE🏏

THE CRICKET CHRISTMAS CAKE🏏

Cricket matches,  especially Ashes series, do not usually engender  goodwill between Australia and England. However, as Christmas approached in 1932, Australia made a remarkable gesture. A giant, Ashes themed   cake was sent to London to be distributed to the city’s hospitals and children’s homes . It weighed

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AIR RAID ACTION IN ULVERSTONE

When WWII began, the Tasmanian government did not consider that air raid shelters and measures such as blackouts would be necessary. However, when Japan  bombed Peal Harbour on December 7 1941 and subsequently attacked  Darwin, everything changed. ‘Surface shelters in Tasmania should soon be an accomplished fact…….The

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