Today any bar or restaurant in Sydney offers an extensive wine list and array of scrumptious dishes from around the world. But it hasn’t always been so.read more
Waverley Cemetery is the resting place of many well known people, but one person has largely been forgotten in the history books – Maggie Oliver.read more
Audiocraft included two days of talks and workshops covering the best in audio production. I’ve come away with a range of ideas.read more
Reynolds’ cottages on Harrington Street, The Rocks have survived for 187 years! I spoke about them on 2SER for the Dictionary of Sydney.read more
Did you know a duel took place in a field in Homebush one morning in March 1827? I spoke about duelling in colonial Sydney this morning on 2SER Breakfast.read more
NAIDOC 2016 is in full swing and the Dictionary of Sydney recently published new articles about two interesting characters from Sydney’s Aboriginal past – Carangarang and Willemering.read more
The Dictionary of Sydney has some fascinating new articles including one on the famous ‘the Sly-Grog Queen’ and ‘worst woman in Sydney’ – Kate Leigh.read more
Wild weather just hit Sydney and images captured by awestruck residents have dominated the news. I spoke with Jamie on 2SER about Sydney’s stormy past.read more
In 1929, 85-year-old Sydney nurse and public servant Ruth Emilie Kaye confessed to murdering her three-year-old brother. Her real name was Constance Kent.read more
For decades a World War I honour board lay in the attic of an Ultimo church. It features 36 names. These are their stories.read more
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