March 19 - 25, 2017: Issue 305

Articles This Week: 

Front Page Issue 305

Pictures: Barrenjoey High Students And Community Break Longest Line Of Surfboards World  Record: Raise Big Funds For DSA

Help Tamara Honour Aussie Debt To The Timorese With Education by Pittwater Friends of Soibada

Around The Bends Newport To Avalon Ocean Swim Challenge:  POSTPONED until Sunday April 9, 2017 don't miss out on being part of History, join the Inaugural First Swim

Aquatics: Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrates 85th Birthday: A Few Pittwater Connections - That bridge across the harbour turns 85 today, Sunday March 19th. The National Film and Sound Archive has launched an Online Exhibition and we've compiled a few insights too.

Reflections by George Repin: STRASBOURG

Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week - 40th and 80th birthdays for first entrants by Di Pearson

ROD MILGATE: Tribute Exhibition at Manly Art Gallery & Museum - with studios at Bilgola, Newport and Avalon, this award winning Artist's works reflect being inspired by his locale - Plus what's coming up at MAG&M: Express Yourself 2017; the Child Artist Response Project; Bernd Heinrich; Gabriella Hirst; SharingStories Foundation - Liz Thompson’s photographs from her A Song for Country series as part of the 2017 Head On Photo and Guringai Festival; and Instrumental: Chuck Bradley

Artist of the Month: March 2017 Jude Rose - Linocut Printmaker, Painter, works that can be added to the home as cushions, lampshades and currently exhibiting at Rust, Avalon Beach, this Teacher of Art began decades of works inspired by nature and a passion for Argentine Tango when born at Darwin.


All Previous Articles

ProfileBayview - Church Point Residents Association The BCPRA AGM is on Tuesday March 21st, 7.00 p.m. for 7.30, At BYRA - 1842 Pittwater Rd,  Bayview - find out a little more about this local voice for residents, established in 1907, and still going strong

History: A Historic Catalogue and Record of Pittwater Art I – of Places, Peoples and the development of Australian Art and Artists; first - the Pittwater Estuary

PicturesBarrenjoey High Students And Community Break Longest Line Of Surfboards World  Record: Raise Big Funds For DSA

Park Bench Philosopher Emile Theodore Argles - champion of all Australians without a Voice - a very very funny satirist, Manly Poet and Pittwater Prose Writer and Litterateur
Apology to those waiting on Victor James Daley - 'Bard of Manly' - these pages take 70+ hours to load'set and it's not all done yet - Issue 306!

Reflections by George Repin 

This week: STRASBOURG

Books: March 2017 A Walk In The Bush by Gwyn Perkins (Scotland Island), Looking For Rose Paterson: How Family Bush Life Nurtured Banjo The Poet by Jennifer Gall, Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy by Nicholas Reynolds, Woolgrowers Companion by Joy Rhoades, The Australian Bird Guide, High In The Sunlit Silence: The story of fifty Trainee Pilots RAAF Narromine NSW, December 1941 by Commander Tony Vine RANR

Old Booksread in full online!  

At dawn and dusk. [Poems] by Daley, Victor J. (Victor James), 1858-1905, Published 1913

A manual of the grasses of New South Wales by Maiden, J. H. (Joseph Henry), 1859-1925 Published 1898

DIY Ideas One To Two Day DIY Weekend Spruce Ups - front door, decks, letterboxes, garden edgings, even installing solar powered lights or some potted colour will brighten up your Autumn and set your home well for Winter

Inbox News: Changes Recommended For Campbells Stores In The Rocks, Securing Australia's Energy Future With Snowy Mountains 2.0, Older Women Taking Statins Face Higher Risk Of Diabetes, Recognising Australia's East Coast Gas Crisis, Veterans To Benefit From Improved Mental Health Support, Menin Gate Lions To Go On Display In Ieper, Belgium, Grants Support The Innovative Ideas Of Small And Medium Businesses, Round Three Of The Bridges Renewal Programme Now Open, Star Discovered Whipping Around A Black Hole Twice An Hour, Gina Field Named 2017 NSW Business Woman Of The Year, Child Protection Crisis Worsening

Collector's Corner: Dicken's The Old Curiosity Shop bought at The Old Curiosity Shop This 1953 edition of Charles's Dicken's The Old Curiosity Shop was purchased from the shop of the same name in 1957. Due to its origin collectors value these more than similar editions not bought from this shop. 

Community NewsAround The Bends Swim Challenge Postponed, West Pittwater Community Association AGM, Bayview-Church Point Residents Association AGM, Newport Residents Association March 2017 Meeting, ABHS Meeting Rescheduled, Family Outdoor Movie Night Rained Off, Avalon Boomerang Bags update, Community Strategic Plan - Shape 2028, Newport West Parking Demand Management Strategy, Palm Beach & Whale Beach Association Inc. 2017 AGM, Ocean Street Narrabeen: Proposal to name a reserve, By-Elections Candidates, Beaches Link Plans Revealed, Watch Wait Wonder Program (NBI), Election Writs, Cliff Side Fun Run, Barefoot Bowling Social, B-Line Community Notification: Mona Vale, Charity Golf Day 2017 at Bayview, Floodplain Management Grants Open, Coastal Wings, NDIS – NSW Audit Office Report Released, Woy Woy GP Shortage Addressed, 2017 NSW Training Awards Nominations, Coasts & Ports 2017, Maker Projects Grants for Schools and community organisations, NBN – Older Apple Macs, Lifeline Northern Beaches Classic, Boating Anthology Seeks Contributors, Volunteer Drivers Needed To Help Our Elders Get Out And About, Please adopt Thelma and Louise, Petition: Keep Maternity Services In Mona Vale, The 2017 Community War Memorials Fund (CWMF) Is Offering Grants Of Up To $10,000, Vanuatu Soccer Gig, Local Heritage Grants, Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary Stalls 2017, Rotary NB Charity Golf Day 2017, Draft Education And Child Care SEPP, Flames and Fear, Pittwater Bushcare +

EnvironmentBird Walks and Talk next Sunday, Open Space Across Sydney (Ingleside), AVGT's 2nd Ever Sustainability Day!, Call To Local Councils As Floodplain Management Grants Open, More Large-Scale Solar Farms Coming To NSW, NZ's Whanganui River Settlement Passes Third Reading, Call For Public Comment On Draft Seabird Threat Abatement Plan and Draft Threat Abatement Plan For The Impacts Of Marine Debris On Vertebrate Marine Species (2017) and Dolphin Mitigation Strategies For The SPF And SESSF, Corroboree Frog Habitat Trial Is A Hop In The Right Direction, Thirsty Mangroves Cause Unprecedented Dieback, Hydrogen On Demand: Green Tech., Boaty McBoatface Prepares To Dive Into The Abyss On First Antarctic Mission, NSW Water Resource Plan Consultation ends soon: have your say, Department Seeks Community Views On Narrabri Gas Project, Federal Senate Inquiry: The Rehabilitation Of Mining And Resources Projects As It Relates To Commonwealth Responsibilities, Bird Walks And Talks 2017: PNHA, Myna Action Group, Petition: If Victoria Can Ban CSG NSW Can Too!, Draft NSW Marine Estate Threat And Risk Assessment Report Released: Comments Invited, Pittwater Community Gardens, Enviro Groups & Bushcare Days 

Aquatics:  Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrates 85th Birthday: A Few Pittwater Connections - That bridge across the harbour turns 85 today, Sunday March 19th. The National Film and Sound Archive's Online Exhibition and we've compiled a few insights too.

Lynda Hill (Astrologer): 

REALIGNING WITH RESOLUTIONS AND RIGHTFUL RELATIONSHIPS AND CLEARING THE STORIES WE TELL OURSELVES: THE CHIRONIC VIRGO FULL MOON



Artist of the Month: March 2017 Jude Rose - Linocut Printmaker, Painter, works that can be added to the home as cushions, lampshades and currently exhibiting at Rust, Avalon Beach, this Teacher of Art began decades of works inspired by nature and a passion for Argentine Tango when born at Darwin.

Children: April Holidays Basketball Camp at warriewood, PINK ball, Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrates 85th Birthday, Corroboree Frog Habitat Trial Is A Hop In The Right Direction, Australian Pre-Schoolers Picking Up Foreign Languages In Lightning Speed, Dirk Hartog In National Library Of Australia, A Bad Case Of Stripes Read By Sean Astin, Bureau calls for Australian Weather Calendar 2018 entries, Peppa Pig - New Compilation 4 (1 Hour) March 3 2017, Yoga, Long Reef Guided Walks, Bayview Cubs, Mona Vale Scouts...

Youth: Youth Week 2017 Options, Av. Green Team Sustainability Day 2017, Coastal Wings, 2017 NSW Training Awards Nominations, $4m To Put Students’ STEM Learning Into Action, Applications For AFMA’s 2018 School Of Fish Now Open!, The History Of Chocolate, Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrates 85th Birthday: Sunday March 19th, Corroboree Frog Habitat Trial Is A Hop In The Right Direction, Hydrogen On Demand, Express Yourself 2017 Now Open, The Big Pineapple: $50k turn one script into a full feature, Australian Weather Calendar 2018 entries, Board Collector Surf Swap at Avalon, + ...

SeniorsOne In 4 Elderly Australian Women Have Dementia, Coastal Wings, Elder Abuse: Speaking Of The Unspoken, Older Women Taking Statins Face Higher Risk Of Diabetes, Quality Aged Care – Have Your Say, Bobby Benton's Classic 60'S at The Beach Club, Ensemble Aspherical Brings Celestial Music To Forestville, Seniors Festival Right Here In 2017, Boating Anthology Seeks Contributors, Volunteer Drivers Needed To Help Our Elders Get Out And About, Events To Keep Seniors Fit And Well In Mind, Body And Soul, Bureau calls for Australian Weather Calendar 2018 entries, Manly-Warringah Choir Bach Concert, 2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards Now Open, AvPals Newport Courses 2017, Board Collector Surf Swap at Avalon, 2017 Senior Card Discount Directory, Musicians wanted, Local Groups and Services 

Food: Autumn's Feast of Fresh Produce Brings What's Best for Your Body's Health - In Australia Autumn brings all those crunchy apples, lemons and oranges, sweet figs and great peaches, asparagus, earthy mushrooms, beetroot and broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, turnips, pumpkin, tomatoes and eggplant will be at their peak in quality, and with great prices as the crops come into shops. 

Events:  ADHD April Speaker, Barry Leef at Palm Beach GC, Country Music at Pittwater RSL, You am I at Narrabeen RSL, Golf, ABFE Workshop, Music x Music, Community Events, Bird Walks, Pittwater Camera Club 2017, Bayview Cubs, Bridge at Warriewood +  a fair bit more

Previous Profiles:

Profile interviews, unless otherwise indicated, are by A J Guesdon

Barton Lynch  Shane Withington Commodore Graham Sloper Herminie Swainston Teresa Cutter Joanne Brigden-Jones  Tamara Sloper Harding  Katie Spithill Chris Salisbury Doug Crane Henry MacPhillamy Aim for the Stars Foundation Broken Bay Marine Rescue Pittwater Environmental Foundation  Rotary Club of Pittwater  Sophie Haythornthwaite Joan Fisher  Mark Ferguson Veteran   Carolyn McKay  Christine Hopton  Ian White  Jack Elsegood  Robert Grace  Colin Casey  Bob Waterer  The Surfers Group  The Palm Beach Yacht Club  Pittwater Natural Heritage Association Pittwater Friends of Soibada  Pam Bayfield  Denise Casey  Lynda Hill  Belinda Grundy  Paul Christie  Neil Evers  Andrew Holder  Ian Curlewis  Lange Theory  Phil Colman-Peter Mitchell and Exploring tidal waters on Australia’s temperate coast  Geoff Clarke  Palm Beach Sailing Club  The Bopulaters  Pittwater Camera Club  Dragonfly Environmental  Pittwater Community Hub  Pittwater Community Arts   Hayley Turner   Samantha Shaw   Danielle Du Bois  Mumpreneurs  Neil Johnston  Simon Hyland  Paul Wheeler  Ian McGiffen Brian Friend  Pittwater Council Zonta Club of Northern Beaches  Sydney Northern Beaches Symphonic Wind Ensemble Bei Loon Dragon Boat Club   Margaret Molloy OAM   Patricia Giles OAM   Doreen Cherry   Cindy Goode Milman   Stephen Marr  Bob  (Robert) Hamilton  Simon Abbott  Peter Rumble  Graham Spong  Sailability Pittwater  Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary  Avalon Active Seniors Group  Northern Beaches Orchestra  Sonja Elwood  June Lahm  Valerie Vickers  Karen Draddy  Betty King  David Hanley  Les Ball  Paul Webb  Malo Legardinier  EGConstructions   Integrity Candles  Monatones  The Narrabeen Lakes Ladies Probus Club Nina Curtis   Robyn McWilliam  Gretel Pinniger  Ted Blackall  Edwin Barnard  Doug Elliott  Anthony Patrick Chandler Walter 'Wal' Wardle  Avalon Beach RSL Fishing Club  Avalon Voices  Surfing Mums Inc. Northern Beaches Social Riders  Stephanie Brown  Judith Bennett  Gemma Rasdall  Gwynneth Ross  Peter Verrills  Tom Gilbert  Tony Carr Gwenyth Sneesby  Bobbie Squire Philip Bond  Save Mona Vale Hospital Committee  Southern Cross Wildlife Care Wingala Lapidary Club  Surfers Against Suicide  Tracy Ponich Katerina Cosgrove  Christina Stewart  Mermaids of Palm Beach  Rob Romer   Bert King OAM   John L Gordon  Jackson Davies  Mona Vale Mountain Cub Scouts  Sydney Wildlife  Henry John Chisholm  Easy Transport Manly - Warringah - Pittwater  John and Bob Johnson - The Johnson Brothers  Meredith Scott Shelagh Bokenham  Brenda Allsop  Elly Willan  Cade Turner  Jervis Sparks  John Black  Gary Cook  John Ogden  Doggie Rescue  Marine Rescue Sydney - Terrey Hills Radio Base  Manly Warringah Radio Society Pittwater Model Yacht Club  Jan Roberts Romilly Madew  Elizabeth (Liz) Daly  Karen Baldwin Kate MacDonald Owen Ravenscroft Hon. James Joseph Macken (Jim)  Allan Collins  Narrabeen Youth Club Northern Beaches Creative Leisure and Learning Inc. Couta Boat Club - Pittwater Chapter   Mums For Mums Inc.   Rob Brown OAM    Nick Carroll   Ray Gascoigne  Reginald Charles Wood Roper Lars Scott (Buster) Brown Q.C.B.C.  Northern Beaches Mums Market   Northern Beaches Youth Bands Crew With Me Avalon Quilters Palm Beach SLSC Surf Boat Crews 2014  Geoff Searl Tony Edwards  Ken Beashel Rick Millar Lucinda Rose  Lynleigh Grieg Beryl Driver The Antiques Masters Womens Boat Crew of Avalon Beach SLSC John Stephen Ayliffe Woolly Wednesday Community Knitting Group at Mona Vale Library Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay - Multihull Division Community Care (Northern Beaches) Peninsula Music Club Takashi Tachibana Bryan Webster Harry Bragg Ken Davidson Andrew (Andy) Cross  Carol and Don McManus Gordon Lang  Graham Howard  June King  Nada Herman Virginia Head Patrick McGrath  Frances Black  Pittwater Community Gardens  Veterans Centre Sydney Northern Beaches (VCSNB) Barrenjoey Breakers Swim Group Michael King The Maritime Model Museum at Mona Vale  Avalon Palm Beach Business Chamber Inc.    Roger Sayers     Adriaan van der Wallen    Bob Head     Robert Berry    Ed Wells  Louise Lindop  Sandy Menzies   Debby Waters  Katherine Roberts   Marian Purvis  Warren Young OAM   Matthew Sheridan  Richard Stewart OAM Whale Beach SLSC Julie Janson  Jamie Nilsson   EcoTreasures   The Palm Beach & Whale Beach Association Inc.   Nan Bosler Tim Hixson     Martin Lynch  Fiona Rae, Annabelle Chapman, Diane van Ooi and Karen Begg: Palm Beach SLSC – Ladies Masters  Adrian Boddy  Reese Halter  Avalon Art Gallery  Manly Warringah Netball Association  Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch  Lisa Wilkes-Hunter  Traudi Line  Michael Stringer AM  Jane Rosenson Ann Howard  Cedric Vincent Williams Peter Carter  Nat Bromhead Four New Presidents and A New Club Captain in our Sydney-Northern Beaches Branch: Andy Cross, Richard Cole, Frank Traugott, Peter Kinsey, Alex Tyrrell  Pittwater Outrigger Racing Club  Pittwater Dragon Boat Racing Club  Palm Beach Longboarders Club  Katarina Wells Computer Pals for Seniors Northern Beaches  Christopher Chubb    Jason Waterhouse    Michelle Ball    Brett Crowther    Richard Cole     Mona Vale SLSC Boat Club   Antonia Hoddle  WestPittwater.com.au - West Pittwater Community Association Website   Thomas Victor Carroll - Tom Carroll  Kayleigh Grieg Linda Haigh  Northern Beaches Concert Band  Michael Stanley-Jones  Paul Collins  Jessica b Watson  Louise Park Warriewood SLSC Boat Section  Liz Muir  Anne Sargeant OAM  Alexandra Tyrell  Lorrie Morgan  Permaculture Northern Beaches  Cottage Point Rural Fire Brigade  Penel Bigg  Isabelle Wise Julie Hegarty   Peninsula Community Gardens: Woolcott Reserve Newport   Sydney Wildlife Rehabilitation Facility at Waratah Park Sydney Northern Beaches Woodturners Inc  Megan Webster John W Stone  Av Green Team   Michael Kitching  Avalon Boomerang Bags  Jools Farrell  Blaze Roberts Newport Arms Fishing Club Sarah Tait  Avalon Bulldogs 2016 Premiership Teams Celebration Elanora Players Kurt and Robin Ottowa  David Whiteman Avalon Computer Pals (AvPals) Narrabeen RSL Fishing Club Pittwater Pinks Dragon Boat Team and Club Mignon Parker  J. L. Lennard Pty Ltd.   Pumped for Life  Russell Lamb  Linda Buchan  Bill Phillips  Kamikaze Corner Roundabout Pop Up Art  Jacqueline Andronicus Bob Langbein  Paul Hughes Christine Hopton OAM: 2017 Reprise  Meredith Rasdall  Issue 300: Everyone So Far on one page  Stephan Jacek  By Convicts NYC: Avalon Groms  Jude Rose Volker Klemm  Bayview-Church Point Residents Association  

Previous History Pages:  

Marie Byles Lucy Gullett Kookoomgiligai Frank Hurley Archpriest JJ Therry Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor Bowen Bungaree W. Bradley 1788 Journal  Midholme Loggan Rock Cabin La Corniche La Corniche II Lion Island Bungan Beach Botham Beach  Scarred Trees  Castles in the Sand Dame Nellie Melba lunches at Bilgola Spring, 1914  First to Fly in Australia at North Narrabeen  Mona Vale Golf Club's Annual Balls  Governor Phillip camps on Resolute Beach  Ruth Bedford  Jean Curlewis  Mollie Horseman  Charlotte Boutin  May Moore  Neville W Cayley  Leon Houreux  Frederick Wymark  Sir Adrian Curlewis  Bilgola Heron Cove  Mullet Creek  Shark Point  Woodley's Cottage  A Tent at The Basin Collin's Retreat-Bay View House-Scott's Hotel  Bilgola Cottage and House  The First Pittwater Regatta  Women Cricketers Picnic  Filmed In Pittwater  Governor Phillip's Barrenjoey Cairn  Waradiel Season The Church at Church Point  Governor Phillip's Exploration of Broken Bay, 2 -€“ 9 March 1788   Petroglyths: Aboriginal Rock Art on the Northern Beaches  Avalon Headland Landmarks  Steamers Part I  Pittwater Aquatic Club Part I  Woody Point Yacht Club  Royal Motor Yacht Club Part I  Dorothea Mackellar  Elaine Haxton  Neva Carr Glynn  Margaret Mulvey Jean Mary Daly  Walter Oswald Watt Wilfrid Kingsford Smith John William Cherry George Scotty Allan  McCarrs Creek  Narrabeen Creek  Careel Creek Currawong Beach Creek  Bushrangers at Pittwater Smuggling at Broken Bay  An Illicit Still at McCarr's Creek  The Murder of David Foley  Mona Vale Outrages  Avalon Camping Ground  Bayview Koala Sanctuary  Ingleside Powder Works  Palm Beach Golf Course  Avalon Sailing Club  Mona Vale Surf Life Saving Club  Palm Beach SLSC Part I - The Sheds  Warriewood SLSC  Whale Beach SLSC Flagstaff Hill Mount Loftus Pill Hill Sheep Station Hill  S.S. Florrie  S.S. Phoenix and General Gordon Paddlewheeler   MV Reliance The Elvina  Florida House  Careel House Ocean House and Billabong  Melrose-The Green Frog  The Small Yacht Cruising Club of Pittwater  Canoe and I Go With The Mosquito Fleet - 1896  Pittwater Regattas Part I - Dates and Flagships to 1950  Shark Incidents In Pittwater  The Kalori  Church Point Wharf  Bayview Wharf  Newport Wharf Palm Beach Jetty - Gow's Wharf  Max Watt  Sir Francis Anderson  Mark Foy  John Roche  Albert Verrills  Broken Bay Customs Station At Barrenjoey  Broken Bay Water Police  Broken Bay Marine Rescue - Volunteer Coastal Patrol  Pittwater Fire-Boats  Prospector Powder Hulk at Towler's Bay  Naval Visits to Pittwater 1788-1952  Pittwater's Torpedo Wharf and Range Naval Sea Cadets in Pittwater S.S. Charlotte Fenwick S.S. Erringhi  P.S. Namoi  S.Y. Ena I, II and III  Barrenjoey Headland - The Lessees  Barrenjoey Lighthouse - The Construction Barrenjoey Broken Bay Shipwrecks Up To 1900  Barrenjoey Light Keepers  Douglas  Adrian Ross Newport SLSC 1909 - 1938 Part I Overview  North Narrabeen SLSC - The Formative Years  First Naval Exercises by New South Wales Colonial Ships –The Wolverene at Broken Bay  Bilgola SLSC - the First 10 years  North Palm Beach SLSC  A History of Pittwater Parts 1 and 4 Pittwater Regattas - 1907 and 1908  Pittwater Regattas - 1921 - The Year that Opened and Closed with a Regatta on Pittwater Pittwater Regatta Banishes Depression - 1933  The 1937 Pittwater Regatta - A Fashionable Affair  Careel Bay Jetty-Wharf-Boatshed Gow-Gonsalves Boatshed -Snapperman Beach  Camping at Narrabeen - A Trickle then a Flood Pittwater's Parallel Estuary - The Cowan 'Creek' RMYC Broken Bay Boathouse and Boatshed Barrenjoey Boat House The Bona - Classic Wooden Racing Yacht Mona Vale Hospital Golden Jubilee - A Few Insights on 50 Years as a Community Hospital Far West Children's Health Scheme - the Formation Years  The First Scotland Island Cup, Trophy and Race and the Gentleman who loved Elvina Bay  Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay NSW - Cruiser Division History - A History of the oldest division in the Royal Motor Yacht Club   Royal Motor Yacht Club€“ Broken Bay€“ Early Motor Boats and Yachts, their Builders and Ocean Races to Broken Bay, the Hawkesbury and Pittwater  The Royal Easter Show Began As the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales   The Mail Route to Pittwater and Beyond  The Wild Coachmen of Pittwater - A Long and Sometimes Bumpy Ride on Tracks Instead of Roads  The Fearless Men of Palm Beach SLSC's Surf Boats First Crews - A Tale of Viking Ships, Butcher Boats and Robert Gow'€™s Tom Thumb 'Canoe'   Furlough House Narrabeen - Restful Sea Breezes For Children and Their Mothers   From Telegraphs to Telephones - For All Ships at Sea and Those On Land Mona Vale Training Grounds - From Lancers on Horses to Lasses on Transport Courses Fred Verrills; Builder of Bridges and Roads within Australia during WWII, Builder of Palm Beach Afterwards   Communications with Pittwater  Ferries To Pittwater  A History of Pittwater - Part 4: West Head Fortress  Pittwater's Lone Rangers - 120 Years of Ku-Ring-Gai Chase and the Men of Flowers Inspired by Eccleston Du Faur  Early Pittwater Launches and Ferries Runs Avalon Beach SLSC - The First Clubhouse Avalon Beach SLSC The Second and Third Clubhouses  From Beneath the Floorboards at Hyde Park Barracks Bungaree Was Flamboyant  Andrew Thompson - 'Long Harry' Albert Thomas Black John Collins of Avalon Narrabeen Prawning Times - A Seasonal Tide of Returnings  Oystering in the Pittwater Estuary - Oyster Kings and Pearl Kings and When Not to Harvest Oysters  Yabbying In Warriewood Creeks  Eeling in Warriewood's Creeks (Includes A Short History of community involvement in environmental issues/ campaigns in and around Narrabeen Lagoon - 1974 to present by David James OAM)  Eunice Minnie Stelzer - Pittwater Matriarchs  Maria Louisa Therry - Pittwater Matriarchs Manly's Stone Kangaroo, Camera Obscura,  First Maze and 'Chute' - Fun Days in Sea Hazes from 1857 On  A Salty Tale of the Kathleen Gillett – A Small Reminder and Celebration of Our 70th Sydney to Hobart   Katherine Mary Roche - Pittwater Matriarch  Sarah A. Biddy Lewis and Martha Catherine Benns Pittwater Matriarchs A Glimpse of the Hawkesbury.(1883) By Francis Myers. Illustrated by J C Hoyte   Pittwater's New Cycle Track of 1901 Manly to Newport  The Rock Lily Hotel  Barrenjoey House The Pasadena Jonah's St Michael's Arch  The First Royal Visitor to Australia: the Incident at Clontarf March 12th, 1868  Pittwater: Lovely Arm of the Hawkesbury By NOEL GRIFFITHS - includes RMYC Wharf and Clareville Wharf of 1938 + An Insight into Public Relations in Australia George Mulhall First Champion of Australia in Rowing - First Light-Keeper  at Barranjuey Headland  Captain Francis Hixson - Superintendent of Pilots, Lights, and Harbours and Father of the Naval Brigade  The First Boat Builders of Pittwater I: the Short Life and Long Voyages of Scotland Island Schooner the Geordy  The Marquise of Scotland Island  Boat Builders of Pittwater II: from cargo schooners and coasters to sailing skiffs and motorised launches  130th Anniversary of Australia’s Sudan Contingent - Local Connections of the first Australians to Serve  The Riddles of The Spit and Bayview/Church Point: sailors, boat makers, road pavers and winning rowers The Currawong: Classic Yacht VP Day Commemorative Service 2015 –  at Avalon Beach RSL Cenotaph: 70th Anniversary   Captain T. Watson and his Captain Cook Statues: A Tribute to Kindness  Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways; Hordern or Wiltshire Parks to McKay Reserve – From Beach to Estuary  Pittwater Reserves, The Green Ways: Clareville Wharf and Taylor's Point Jetty Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways Bilgola Beach - The Cabbage Tree Gardens and Camping Grounds - Includes Bilgola - The Story Of A Politician, A Pilot and An Epicure by Tony Dawson and Anne Spencer  Pittwater Reserves - The Green Ways: Mona Vale's Village Greens a Map of the Historic Crown Lands Ethos Realised in The Village, Kitchener and Beeby Parks Pittwater Regatta Air Race Trophies: from 1934 and 1935 and The Pilot Who Saved William Hughes  Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways; Bungan Beach and Bungan Head Reserves:  A Headland Garden  Early Pittwater Paddlers,  Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Green Family  Elanora - Some Early Notes and Pictures  The Stewart Towers On Barrenjoey Headland  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Williams Family  Early Cricket in Pittwater: A small Insight Into the Noble Game from 1880's On  The Pacific Club's 2016 Carnival in Rio Fundraiser for Palm Beach SLSC Marks the 79th Year of Support  Bert Payne Park, Newport: Named for A Man with Community Spirit  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Fox Family  Surf Carnivals in February 1909, 1919, 1925, a Fancy Dress Rise of Venus and Saving Lives with Surfboards  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Paddon Family of Clareville  Mermaid Basin, Mona Vale Beach: Inspired 1906 Poem by Viva Brock  Early Pittwater Schools: The Barrenjoey School 1872 to 1894  The Royal Easter Show and 125th Celebration of the Hawkesbury Agricultural College: Farmers Feed Us!  The Newport School 1888 to 2016  Pittwater's Ocean Beach Rock Pools: Southern Corners of Bliss - A History  The Royal Botanical Garden Sydney Celebrates 200 Years in 2016 The Porter Family of Newport: Five Brother Soldiers Serve in WWI  Church Point and Bayview: A Pittwater Public School Set on the Estuary  The Basin, Pittwater: A Reprise: Historical Records and Pictures  Lighthouse Cottages You Can Rent in NSW - Designed or Inspired by Colonial Architect James Barnet: Includes Historic 'Lit' Days records   Bayview Days Ships Biscuits - the At Sea Necessity that Floated William Arnott’s Success  Mona Vale Public School 1906 to 2012    St Johns Camden: 176th And 167th Anniversaries In June 2016 - Places To Visit  Narrabeen Lagoon And Collaroy Beachfront: Storms And Flood Tides Of The Past  Avalon Beach Public School - A History   Muriel Knox Doherty Sir Herbert Henry Schlink  Shopping And Shops In Manly: Sales Times From 1856 To 1950 For A Fishing Village  Sir Edward John Lees Hallstrom   Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club's 150th Sailing Season Opening: A Few Notes Of Old  A Few Glimpses Into Narrabeen's Past Beauties   Dr. Isobel Ida Bennett AO   Taronga Zoo 100th Birthday Parade: 1000 Reasons To Celebrate  War Memorials: Manly, October 14, 1916  Avalon Beach Golf Links: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II  War Memorials - Mona Vale, November 14, 1926  Annie Wyatt Reserve Palm Beach: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II Tumbledown Dick Hill  Waratah Farm and Narrabeen Plums: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II  Mark Twain, J.F. Archibald And Henry Lawson - Did They Go Fishing At Narrabeen In The Spring Of 1895?: Probably!  Bayview Baths Centenary Celebration in November 2016 hosted by Bayview-Church Point Residents Association  Dr. Jenny Rosen's Historical Timeline  Palm Beach RSL - Club Palm Beach Celebrating 60 Years  Early Years At Narrabeen: The Plane Sailing Day Of 1944 The  Five Ways- Six ways Junction; Kamikaze Corner - Avalon Bilgola  RPAYC Season on Pittwater and coming of Jubilees in Summer of 1938 Local Explorers’ Modern Day Discovery - Governor Phillip’s First Landing site, Campsite and contact with Local Aborigines in Pittwater: The Case for West Head Beach  Rendezvous Tea Rooms Palm Beach: links with 1817 and 1917: Palm Beach Stores  and Fishermen St Cloud's Jersey Stud: Elanora Heights: Pittwater Fields of Dreams  Roderic Quinn's Poems And Prose For Manly, Beacon Hill, Dee Why And Narrabeen  A Historic Catalogue And Record Of Pittwater Art I – Of Places, Peoples And The Development Of Australian Art And Artists: The Estuary Celebrating World Radio Day: The Bilgola Connection With The Beginnings Of Radio In Australia  Emile Theodore Argles - champion of all Australians without a Voice - a very funny Satirist, Manly Poet and Pittwater Prose Writer and Litterateur  Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrates 85th Birthday: A Few Pittwater Connections  

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