December 10 - 16, 2017: Issue 341

Front Page Issue 341

Christmas Cheers From The Critters by Lynleigh Greig

NSW Interbranch Championships 2017: SNB Leads after Day 1 

B-Line Two Weeks On: Feedback Being Monitored - Newport Residents Update

LGNSW Conference 2017: Overview - Labor Councillors win President, Treasurer and Vice Presidencies, Motions carried: against the State Government takeover of planning powers through IHAP legislation + the requirement that where an amalgamation with one or more councils is proposed there be a binding referendum in each council area asking voters if they want their council to be amalgamated or not. Not discussed: Transfer plan making provisions in SEPP 19 to a Ministerial Direction: Urban Bushland

Australian Junior Surfing Team for 2018 Announced

Pictures: Carols At The Beach 2017

Aquatics: The 2017 Sydney to Hobart: Classics, Supermaxis, an All Women Crew and an Invictus Games 2018 Prelude, the Ashes on Water Test + Some Pittwater Sailors

Reflections by George Repin: SNAPSHOTS OF AMSTERDAM

Farr 40 Newcastle One Design Trophy 2017 by Lisa Ratcliff

Park Bench Philosopher 2017 Reprises (Readers Requests); Avalon Beach North Headland Indian Face 'Falls': An Everchanging Coastline

Pittwater Ocean Swim Series 2017-2018: Bilgola December 10th, Newport January 7th, Avalon January 14th, Mona Vale January 21st, The Big Swim January 28th

Artist of the Month: December 2017: Mick Glasheen The Art Of Mick Glasheen: Drawing On The Land, Garigal Country - You are invited to the exhibition opening of Northern Beaches Artist, Mick Glasheen, whose work is known and loved by many of us on the Peninsula. Mick is holding his first public exhibition of his extraordinary panoramic drawings and paintings of the sandstone plateaus, caves and beaches of Pittwater. Mick brings the landscape to life in a way that few other artists have done. 

To prelude this wonderful exhibition Mick will be adding more of his works into his November Artist of the Month page in the lead up to opening night - please revisit his page in the coming weeks to see these breath taking works which may be viewed in full size from opening night.

Opening Saturday 2 December, 2pm - 5pm; running over three weekends in December; 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17 December, 2017, 8am - 5pm

Profile: Avalon Beach SLSC’s Surfboat Division - the U23's Women's Avocados have been chosen as Australian representatives in the Trans Tasman 2018, a role the ABSLSC U23's Mens Pinkies won in 2016. Their Antiques Masters Ladies are World Champions, their Reserves Mens can rung rings around those a quarter their age.
Last Issue we shared an insight into one of this surf club's earlier Life Members, Don Imison - this week the dynamic present and future that strives to create one club atmosphere - these boaties should be poster people for how good surf life saving is!

History:  Pittwater Fishermen: The Sly Family Narrabeen Exploits and Manly Community Contributors: The First Surfboat on Manly Beach - men and women of this family made massive contributions to our area, even if they had a fracas and tragedy on occasion

Reflections by George Repin 

This week: SNAPSHOTS OF AMSTERDAM

Park Bench Philosopher 2017 Reprises (Readers Requests); Avalon Beach North Headland Indian Face 'Falls': An Everchanging Coastline

Books: December 2017 Courage in the Skies by Jim Eames - The untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II, Why Dylan Matters by Richard F. Thomas, Strayapedia by Dominic Knight, Funny Kid Stand Up by Matt Stanton

Old Booksread in full online!  Australia as it is: Its Settlements, Farms, and Gold Fields by Francis Lancelott - Publication date 1852 The Edible Fishes Of New South Wales: Their Present Importance And Their Potentialities - By Stead, David George, 1877-; New South Wales. Dept. Of Fisheries, Publication Date 1908 + Edible Fishes And Crustaceans Of New South Wales By James Douglas Ogilby, 1893

DIY Ideas Preparing Al Fresco Areas for Christmas Get-Togethers and Summer Visitors 

Inbox News: Women In NSW Living Longer And Healthier Lives: 2017 Report Released, Revising The Story Of The Dispersal Of Modern Humans Across Eurasia, Recreational Drug Users Not What We Think, Cooling Climate Drove Evolution Of Tasmanian Devil And Its Relatives, Long Tan Cross, Major $640 Million Investment In Australia’s World-Leading Medical Research, Australia Joins International Solar Alliance, Improving The Native Title System For All Australians: Have your say, Private Patients In Public Hospitals Remains A Growing Concern, Have Your Say On Palliative Care In NSW, Certainty For Maritime Safety, Living On Thin Air - Microbe Mystery Solved, Time For Action On Endometriosis, Aussie Steel On Track For Inland Rail, State Of The (Innovation) Nation Report 2017

Food: Caffeine Villains - Shop 7/331 - 335 Barrenjoey Rd, Newport - Monday to Friday: 6:00AM - 3:00PM - Saturday and Sunday: 7:00AM - 3:00PM. Opening on Friday November 10th this great new café is located in that shady breezy courtyard towards the southern end of the Newport Beach shops stretch. Reports of great food have filtered through, the pursuit of brilliant burgers, great breakfasts and great service is met in large doses here. 

Community News: Toys ‘N’ Tucker Christmas Appeal, A PON Milestone Has Been Reached: Issue 1000 !, Christmas Cheers From The Critters, Political Paradoxes, Northern Beaches lady seeking bus travel facts, Report Illegal Tree Loppers, Premier's Volunteer Recognition Program awards for local stalwarts, ABHS Christmas Meeting, GSC: Draft North District Plan feedback closes this week, Australian Govt. Procurement Contract Reporting, Please adopt Lexi, Policy For Appointing Community And Stakeholder Representatives To Committees, State Environmental Planning Controls(Draft Environment SEPP): Urban Bushland, Carols Afloat 2017, Call For National Heritage List Nominations,  Searching For William John Gibbons, SIRFB Community Briefings, Newport Rugby: Coaches & Managers Invite For 2018, Have Your Say On Palliative Care In NSW, Residents Want 'Welcome To Pittwater' Sign Returned, Mona Vale Road East Upgrade: Proposed Lease Of Lands Prep. Works, Ingleside Precinct Planning Update, Rotary Carols In The Park - Mona Vale,  2018 NSW Women Of The Year Awards, Red Cross Shop Newport, Save Ingleside, Pittwater Offshore Newsletter, Local Groups +

Environment; State Environmental Planning Controls(Draft Environment SEPP):Urban Bushland,  “We’ve Been Told A Heap Of Porkies", NNTT Registration Of Contested Adani Land Deal To Be Fought Hard In Court By W&J, Oceans Book Launches At Critical Time: free to download, Bringing Nature Back – To Cities, Have your say on; Integra Mine Modification 8 + Pyrmont: accommodation of harbour cruise businesses within Blackwattle Bay, Mine Rehabilitation Discussion Paper, A Bright New Future For Commercial Fishing, Eagle Eye On Illegal Dumping And Pollution, NSW Government’s Drayton South Announcement Not Enough To Safeguard Hunter Farming And Horse Breeding, Arrow’s CSG Deal With Shell Leaves Farmers And Water Supplies At Risk, Exhibition Of Proposed Changes To Noise And Dust Assessment For Mining Projects, Innovative Methods To Help Prevent Coral Bleaching On The Reef, Avalon Boomerang Bags 2018 Dates, Salmon Experts Meet To Plan Ambitious 2018 Global Symposium, Green Talent Recognised With International Award, As Parks Become Backyards; Smart Street Furniture Essential, Ice Core May Unlock Secrets Of Australia’s Wild Weather, Surprise In The Kangaroo Family Tree, New Species Of Extinct Marsupial Lion Discovered In Australia, Botanists Give New Hope To Rare Local Plants, Update On Baleen 2D HR Seismic Survey: Request for further information: 30/11/2017 Titleholder action: 21/12/2017, Friends Of Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment Activities, Have Your Say On Construction Waste Management Reforms, Have Your Say On Priorities For NSW Land Conservation, Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Board Meeting In Public, Draft Environment SEPP, Repeal Of Two Operational SEPPs (NSW), Long Reef Walks 2018, Asparagus Fern, Pittwater Community Gardens, Environment Groups, Bushcare dates, Events and Groups

Aquatics:  The 2017 Sydney to Hobart: Classics, Supermaxis, an All Women Crew and an Invictus Games 2018 Prelude, the Ashes on Water Test + Some Pittwater Sailors

Lynda Hill (Astrologer): 

Standing Up, Speaking Out And Stating Your Truth: December's Gemini Full Moon


PicturesCarols At The Beach 2017

Artist of the Month: December 2017: Mick Glasheen The Art Of Mick Glasheen: Drawing On The Land, Garigal Country - You are invited to the exhibition opening of Northern Beaches Artist, Mick Glasheen, whose work is known and loved by many of us on the Peninsula. Mick is holding his first public exhibition of his extraordinary panoramic drawings and paintings of the sandstone plateaus, caves and beaches of Pittwater. Mick brings the landscape to life in a way that few other artists have done.

Opening Saturday 2 December, 2pm - 5pm; running over three weekends in December; 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17 December, 2017, 8am - 5pm. (Photo of Mick by John Ogden).

Children: Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team Announced, New Species Of Extinct Marsupial Lion Discovered In Australia, Ice Core May Unlock Secrets Of Australia’s Wild Weather, Peppa Pig Episodes: Jingle Bells, Basketball Camps And Competitions 2018, How To Claim The Active Kids Rebate, Here Comes The Garbage Barge; Read By Justin Theroux, Notice Of Race Available And Entries Open For Sail Sydney 2017, Tractor Tom: Cool For Trucks, Childrens' Holidays: A Story-Book, Long Reef Walks 2018 Season, Lego at the library + 

Youth: Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team Announced, Oceans Book Launches: free to download, How parents and teens can reduce the impact of social media on youth well-being, New Species Of Extinct Marsupial Lion Discovered In Australia, Ice Core May Unlock Secrets Of Australia’s Wild Weather, Out Of Window-Glass, Women And War: The Waterworth Optical Collection Goes Online, Northern Beaches People; bus stories request, YouTube Rewind: The Shape Of 2017, Warriewood Boardriders Retro Comp & BBQ, Basketball Camps And Competitions 2018, Christmas 2017: The Little Stories, How To Claim The Active Kids Rebate, Licence Changes For Learner And P-Plate Drivers, 2018 Nominations Open For 2018 Australian Surfing Awards Incorporating The Hall Of Fame, Five Things To Think About When Choosing A University Course, Long Reef Walks 2018 Season, +

SeniorsOut Of Window-Glass, Women And War: The Waterworth Optical Collection Goes Online, Northern Beaches People; bus stories needed, PET Tracer Gauges Effectiveness Of Promising Alzheimer's Treatment, Canola Oil Linked To Worsened Memory And Learning Ability In Alzheimer's, 2018 Seniors Card Directory Available Now, Osteoarthritis Guideline Released For Public Consultation, Secret Santa, Christmas 2017: The Little Stories, Retirement Village Inquiry Report due Dec. 15,  Local Groups and Services +

Collector's Corner: Collecting Matchboxes: A Great Way To Explore History And Art:  Phillumeny (also known as Phillumenism) is the hobby of collecting different match-related items: matchboxes, matchbox labels, matchbooks, matchcovers, matchsafes. The word, derived from Greek phil- [loving] + Latin lumen- [light], was introduced by the British collector Marjorie S. Evans in 1943 

Events:  Christmas Events in; Carols, Paddles, Pantomimes, Markets, End of Year Get Togethers, Summer Jazz at the Bowlo, Warriewood Single Fin Comp., Creative Creatures Film Festival 2018, Author Talks, Art Classes, Pittwater Camera Club End of Year Images of the Year + A Heap 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  The  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  Avalon Groms  Jude Rose Volker Klemm  Bayview-Church Point Residents Association  Bungan Boardriders  Christopher John Raggatt  Ron Turton Walter (Wal) Williams  John Seaton MBE  William (Bill) Fitzgerald OAM  Pittwater Artists Trail 2017-2018: The Artists Pearl Turton   Trent Morgan  Chuck Bradley  Living Ocean Surf Collective  Ingleside Riders Group Pam Bayfield 2017 Early Bayview - insights courtesy Don Taylor and Margaret Tink  Newport Residents Association Clareville & Bilgola Plateau Residents' Association (CABPRA) John McInerney OAM Roland Luke Pittwater Baseball Club  Sally Mayman and Dale Kentwell  Paul Cunningham  Alistair Shields  Lara Boyle Adriana Labate  Norman Godden Newport Bowling Club Bilgola Beach SLSC Boat Section 201718 Season Newport Beach SLSC Boat Section 2017-18 Season  Avalon Preservation Association  Michael 'Mick' Dooley  Jennifer 'Jen' Spencer  Don and Beryl Imison  Avalon Beach SLSC Boat Section 2017-18 Season 

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  Victor James Daley: A Manly Bard And Poet who also came to Pittwater and the Hawkesbury  Let's Go Fly A Kite !: Palm Beach Whistling Kites Inspire sharing How to Make Standard, Box and Whistling Boy Kites - school holidays fun with a bit of Australian and Narrabeen history  Clifton Gardens Mosman: An Eternal Green and Saltwater Space, and Of Many Captains  Historic Catalogue And Record Of Pittwater Art I: Coastal Landscapes and Seascapes  The Bayview Tea Gardens 1920 to 1923 When Run By Thomas Edward And Annie Newey (Nee Costello) An Australian and RPAYC Commodore Aboard an America's Cup Challenger of 1908 and 1914   Henry Lawson - A Manly Bard and Poet: on his 150th Birthday  Historic Catalogue and Record of Pittwater Art I: Artists and Artists Colonies  Opportunity To Visit Submarine War Grave Renews Memories Of 75 Years Ago  Early Bayview - insights courtesy Don Taylor and Margaret Tink Retracing Governor Phillip's Footsteps Around Pittwater: The Mystery Of The Cove On The East Side   Early Pittwater Surfers – Palm Beach I: John (Jack) Ralston and Nora McAuliffe  Patrick Edward Quinn: A Manly Prose writer who gave us A Run To Pittwater (1889) and Songs for the Federation of Australia  Avalon Beach North Headland Indian Face 'Falls': An Everchanging Coastline  Nautical Treasure In Suburbia    Narani, Captain Cook Celebrations At MVPS And Elvina Bay Memories - 1970s  Early Pittwater Surfers – Palm Beach I: Alrema Becke Queen of Palm Beach  The Beachcombers Surfboard Riding Club: Palm Beach, NSW - 1959 to 1961 Year Dated Beer Bottles Found at Taylors Point  Early Pittwater Surfers: Avalon Beach I  - 1956: The Carnival That Introduced The Malibu Surfboard and Being Able To Surf Across A Wave Face - Reg Wood Anecdotes    Mona Vale SLSC To Be Completely Renewed + A Few Insights from the Pages of the Past  The Firecracker That Closed Narrabeen Hotel By Ken Lloyd (Savalloyd) + Narrabeen Hotel Licence Transfer Trail  Traces Of WWII Coast Watchers Found On Bangalley Headland - 1942  Early Warriewood  SLSC insights per Norman Godden + Extras  The Macphersons of Wharriewood and Narrabeen: the photo albums of William Joseph Macpherson  Angophora Reserve Avalon 1938 Dedication  Avalon Preservation Association History by Geoff Searl  Pittwater Summer Houses: 1916 Palm Beach Cottage and Palm Beach House  Pittwater YHA: Some History  WWI Historian Presents New Film On The Beersheba Charge At Avalon Beach Historical Society Meeting  Newport's Bushlink 'From The Crown To The Sea' Paths: Celebrating Over 20 Years Of Community Volunteer Bushcare Results  Pittwater Fishermen: The Sly Family Narrabeen Exploits and Manly Community Contributors: The First Surfboat at Manly Beach  Women In The Surf Life Saving Movement As Life Savers: From At Least 1910 Locally - Awarded Medals For Saving Lives From 1880 In NSW  

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