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Salt on the Windows by Janice C MacDonald

Salt on the Windows - 1940s/50s memories of our house 'Irvine' at 42 Beach Street by Janice C MacDonald

Author Janice Christine MacDonald neé Morton was an active PMH&PS member in our foundation decades, Jan authored Thomas Edwards & Family – Farriers and Yachtsmen of Sandridge/Port Melbourne, and Monkey for a Yacht, the story of her grandfather, noted yachtsman Dick Edwards.

For some time in the 1940s and 50s, the family lived in ‘Irvine’ at 42 Beach Street next to the Pier Hotel. Jan wrote these evocative small pieces remembering that time. (PDF 198 KB)

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