#52Ancestors, Everingham, Laughlin

Osborne Ladies’ College – A “Gothic Fantasy Tale”

Week 36 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: SCHOOL DAYS The story of Osborne Ladies College, a girls’ school which operated in Blackheath in the Blue Mountains from 1923 until the death of its founder in 1958 reads in places more like a gothic fantasy tale than reality "'In the spirit of the Navy': Violet Gibbins… Continue reading Osborne Ladies’ College – A “Gothic Fantasy Tale”

#52Ancestors, Harris

Red Gold

Week 35 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: AT WORK ...they were splendid men, hard workers, hard drinkers and hard swearers. But they held their own life cheap if a comrade was in danger, and they would share their last pint of flour or pipe of tobacco with a clansman of the scrub"Cornstalks, 'SPLENDID MEN', Northern… Continue reading Red Gold