Tag Archive: Decade: 1930’s

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

Childhood in Traveston

My mother’s name was Sarah Bassett nee Johnson. When my Mother’s mother and father were in hospital in the year 1929, she lived with her mother’s cousins Mr. and Mrs. Edward and Agnes… Continue reading


Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong Under the shade of a Coolibah tree, And he sang as he watched and waited till his billy boiled: “Who’ll come a-waltzing Matilda, with me?”… Continue reading