Growing up in McCormack St

In April 2013, John Gilcrist walked the places where he grew up. The walk triggered these memories: John's family came to live in Port Melbourne from Warburton following the devastating Black Friday bushfires of January 1939. His father was a … [Read more...]

Loss of a tree

Not a trace remains of the huge Tasmanian bluegum that was such a presence on Liardet Street for many years. Tasmanian bluegums are not indigenous to this area, of course. Perhaps it was planted in the eighties when there was renewed interest in … [Read more...]

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