Category: The 1930s

The Bruce Family Part 2

I remember the time when the road was constructed from the township around the foreshore to Karbeethong, cutting through both Mrs Bruce’s and our properties....

The Bruce Family

At the front of the house below the verandah was a huge yucca which I think must have been the only one in Mallacoota. From...

Friends and Neighbours

Friends and Neighbours will always be a very important part of our lives and no more so than for country people in the 1930’S. During...

Herbert’s Store

I always have fond memories of Herbert’s Store which was situated on the site where Yvonne and Gordon Symons’ home now stands. There was a...

The 1930s

Whether they were the ‘Good Old Days’ or not, they were certainly hard years for the working man in Australia during the late 1920’s -1930’s,...

Christmas Part 2

The other day someone asked me if we had a Christmas Tree. We certainly did! Our property was from Mirrabooka Road down to Shady Gully...

Outings

Dad often told us how, when he was young, Bridles has the Genoa Post Office which was situated at the top of the hill above...

Alternative Lifestyles

There are many people throughout the coun­try who have gone back to the simpler way of living. It was done from necessity in the 1930s....

Beauty Aids

I think the first commercial product I remem­ber my Mother and Aunts using was Pond’s Vanishing Cream which I thought as a child was a...

Bill and Susie Maddison

The home owned by Joey and Joanne Peel was built in the early 1930s by Charlie Kiernan and his son, Ray for Bill and Suzy...