Monthly Archives: March 2016

Once more the Easter holidays and the Show

‘Once more the Easter holidays and the Show – but to the kiddies the Circus is the magnet. They return home full of brilliant ideas of juggling and feats of strength.’ For no other reason than today being the first … Continue reading

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Mrs. Sophia Huxley – the hundredweight hoisting 90 year old

They don’t make them like this anymore. Back in 1935 stories appeared along the east coast of Australia from Hobart to Cairns, in tribute to the strength and longevity of Mrs. Sophia Huxley. Hailing from Condobolin and born in 1845, … Continue reading

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