Friday, July 30, 2010

July 30 on this day in history with pretty pictures to distract you

Goooood morning my lovelies.
Yes, I'm alive, up and about.
Drats, you'll have to cancel the party and pack away those stakes :P

Old secure out building (there's bars on the windows) near Police Station in Dunolly, site of the original lock up.
With chickens running amok over the back.

1900 Japan banned its citizens migrating to Canada at Canada's request.
1942 Port Hedland was attacked by Japanese aircraft.
1963 Brit double agent Kim Philby bobbed up in Moscow.
1979 Carless Days scheme was introduced in NZ.

The Op Shop in 1863 Methodist (now Uniting Church) Sunday School hall, Dunolly.

The Nylex Clock is still busted.

Yellow = New Zealand
Orange  = Canada
Green = Australian
Red = UK or other nationality
Italics, bold and coloured blue are links to further info. 
Anything outrageous is usually sarcasm and/or humour.


  1. There's a similar lockup near the beach at Semaphore, here in Adelaide. I don't get out there anymore, but maybe when the weather warms up me and my camera could take a train ride in that direction.

  2. Always like your architectural shots -- barbara