Monthly Archive: October, 2013

Woolooga Lane

My Grandmother’s name was Elizabeth Ann Thefs and she married Carl Ludwig Taebke. Carl Taebke migrated to Queensland from Pomerania which was part of Prussia and has since been divided between Germany and… Continue reading

Simple Fun

When we were kids back in the 1930’s we would go down to the local creek (North Deep Creek), to the swimming hole particularly if it was a hot day. It was just… Continue reading

Gympie’s First Aboriginal Nurse

My cousin, Lorraine Smith, known to the family as “Billy Boy” was the first Aboriginal Nurse at the Gympie Hospital. She had just finished school in 1955 and had decided to become a… Continue reading