A Town Gone but not Forgotten
By NSC 
After a year of the usual week to week stuff it was time for a holiday again, so Val and I packed up our old station wagon and headed off to visit her South Australian country relatives as we often do. [...]

Gold Fossicking in Queensland
By Barry Neville
This 96-page, full-colour, A4-size book is illustrated with copious photographs and maps, including a separate A2-size folded map titled ‘Queensland Gold’ showing the goldfields and major producing gold mines. And it all fits into a convenient plastic envelope! [...]

Bits & Pieces


Mother of pearl The Mother of all Pearls
The largest and most expensive pearl ever found is known variously as the ‘Pearl of Lao Tzu’ or ‘The Pearl of Allah’ [...]