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Fell in love once, only once, when I lived in New Farm
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Miss Elizabeth Armstrong, 71 years old, an eccentric recluse, died recently in a sanatorium, in West Springfield, Massachusetts, U. S. A., where she was taken alter being found in her, home at the point of starvation. She objected so firmly to being removed...

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test 3
The Le Blond family are shown in the 1841 Channel Islands census living
in St. Peters on Jersey in the area known as " Coin Varin "  1.   Jane aged 35.       Jane was recorded as being of ' independent means ' and
being born in ' foreign parts '. 2.    Ma...

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Golden Gate School
Golden Gate was a small mining community approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) west of Croydon in Queensland. PUPILS OF GOLDEN GATE SCHOOL YEARS 1896 to 1903 SWANSON Christina             ABBOT Herbert CASHMAN Maude                AH CHEE Alice JELBERT Frede...

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A Gate less Golden
In my recent travels I passed through a locality called Golden Gate, once a prosperous mining community approximately 10 kms West of Croydon. The only sign that a township existed here can be seen on the southern side of the highway marked by a number of me...

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ANTS - costly little buggers
Woke the other morning to discover there was no 240v power in the van. Went to check the pole outside, no, it's fine, back inside to look at the circuit breaker. the old one The circuit breaker is inside a small cupboard and when I open it I notice a couple...

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A good day at Paddy's Lagoon
It is truly amazing what you can find if you happen to ask the right person at the right time. Traveling from Cloncurry to Normanton recently I called in at Donor's Hill station and spoke to the manager there about any possible graves on the property. The m...

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At the Silver Wattle Caravan Park
I arrived back at the Silver Wattle caravan park on the 29th September, 2015, when I couldn't get a spot in the free site in Emerald at two o'clock in the afternoon. It was 8pm when I arrived and although I was apprehensive about the timing, I was assured b...

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Day trip to the Isa
The good thing about not having a plan or timetable, is that you can do things on the spur of the moment. Today I did a one day trip to Mt Isa. It is only 121km from Cloncurry on a good road which is shared with a number of road trains, mostly four wagon si...

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Ilfracombe to Cloncurry
It wasn't a pleasant start in Ilfracombe on Saturday morning. Once the inside of the van was sorted I had to go out in the rain and prepare everything and hook up the van. Just after 9am I headed off through Longreach and north to Winton 212km away. Still w...

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Filthy day in Ilfracombe
10am Friday the 15th, sitting in my van looking out the window on a miserable day. It has been raining all night and the weather radar shows that it is clearing, so is the caravan park. The rain is light now but there is a south-westerly blowing which makes...
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