THE LEVEN RIVER WHALE

When I was growing up in Ulverstone in the 1950s & 60s there was a house at the bottom of South Road with the large vertebra of a whale sitting on its verandah. It was one of those childhood curiosities I longed to know more about, but

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MY GRANDMA ALICE

MY GRANDMA ALICE

THE MATRIARCH My paternal grandmother was born Alice Maud Singleton, at  rural Sassafras in northern Tasmania ( June 20  1884). She was a Victorian through and through.  Just add pride, vanity and  her  strict Methodist faith  and there we have  dear old Grandma. My other three grandparents

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