THE AUSTRALIAN MISS HAVISHAM

THE AUSTRALIAN MISS HAVISHAM

 A FAMOUS NOVEL BY MR DICKENS When Pip meets the jilted Miss Havisham in the novel Great Expectations she is dressed in her decaying wedding attire, presenting a terrifying blend of waxwork figure and living skeleton. According to many people, Charles  Dickens based this character on the 

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SYDNEY’S FLYING PIEMAN

SYDNEY'S FLYING PIEMAN

In the early days of the colony,  pies were  hawked around the streets of Sydney. They were  sold from portable charcoal braziers to the call of  ‘Hot pies!  Hot pies ….pork, beef, steak and kidney!’ . One of those early pie sellers has entered the realms of

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