Day: December 19, 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering

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Weekly Photo Challenge

What do we call a gathering of politicians? I worked for the North West Telegraph (a Pilbara community newspaper in the early 1990’s) and all these pollies happened to be inĀ  town at the same time. There must have been an election in the air! If anyone is interested, from left to right, is Graham Campbell (former Federal MP for Kalgoorlie), Mark Neville (former State MP), Peter Walsh (former Finance Minister in the Federal Government), […]

Where do Australians come from?

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family history / Indigenous Australians

I am Australian however my ancestors are relatively new to this country compared to Indigenous Australians. My father’s father was a first generation Australian and his father was born in Ennis, Ireland. My paternal grandmother and her father were both born in Australia but the previous generation of their family called Denmark home. My mother’s father was born in Australia as was his father, however the previous generation called Barrhead, Scotland home. My mother’s mother […]