REDISCOVERING HISTORIC SYDNEY

REDISCOVERING  HISTORIC SYDNEY

I spend most my life buried away in the Blue Mountains…and I don’t even eat gum leaves!  However, Pauline took me on a little tour of Sydney recently.  She wrote a story about it, but I had to cross out  lots of rubbish  she wanted to put

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Queen Victoria – statues, strife and scandals!

Queen Victoria - statues, strife and scandals!

A  ROYAL REPLICA Early last century John Norton, firebrand editor of Sydney’s Truth newspaper, described Queen Victoria rather unkindly as; ‘..the podgy figured, sulky faced little German woman whose ugly statue at the top of King Street sagaciously keeps one eye on the Mint while with the

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