family history

For whom the bell tolls: Croydon Cemetery

During a visit to Croydon last year, my husband and I spent time exploring the historic Croydon Cemetery. Gazetted as a cemetery in 1889, the heritage-listed Croydon Cemetery is the only one of ten cemeteries in the district still in use today. Croydon is a former gold mining town in the heart of northwest Queensland’s […] Read more…

For whom the bell tolls: Croydon Cemetery via @jsalecich

The wonder of Christmas in Vienna

Fourteen years ago my husband Tony and I spent Christmas in Vienna. We travelled from Brisbane, Australia, to spend Christmas with our son who lived in Vienna at the time. It was my first visit to Europe and my first experience of Christmas in the northern hemisphere. In this Christmas story, I want to transport […] Read more…

The wonder of Christmas in Vienna via @jsalecich