Ghost Signs of Sydney

My interest was certainly piqued when I saw an article from the Sydney Morning Herald one evening about a ghost sign that had been unexpectedly uncovered on the side of a building in George Street, Sydney. In the next week, I made time to see it for myself and snap a few pictures before it…

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Winterfest 2017

At the beginning of July, Hawkesbury Showground Sydney plays host to a medieval fair called Winterfest. Running over the weekend from 10 am till 5 pm, this fair is suitable for the entire family and for a range of medieval enthusiasts. What can I see at Winterfest? Mounted Skill at Arms Display It took a…

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Objects in Articles July Edition

The last day of July has come around so quickly! And just in time, here is the Objects in Articles July edition. The articles included this month cover ancient human remains, a previously unread Herculanean scroll, and recently discovered Roman writing tablets. But that’s not all, this edition also includes newly uncovered information about an…

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A Glomesh Accessory

“Good taste and Glomesh go hand in hand” – David Jones Advertisement, The Canberra Times, (1970 8 Oct.), p. 19 I have this lovely little Glomesh purse that was either my mother’s or my grandmother’s. I was given it when I was quite young and have always loved the little white enamel squares and the…

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