Freezing in Inverell and Glen Innes June 24th 2014 We headed out of town towards Glen Innes, our next place to stay along the route to the coast. One small town, Warialda, had a sign outside the Tourist Info Centre advertising their gem collection, and as we were ready for a short break, we had a look. It was mostly some nice pieces of fossilised wood and a lot of agate. They had a small historical display, too, which had one surprising item in it ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Inverell Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
I am a mature (aged anyway!) woman, married with 2 children, a daughter, now 29, who is living in England, and a son who is 25. I was an English language and literacy teacher in a community centre in Melbourne, where I live but am now sort of retired (temporarily at present). I originally came from England, where I met my Aussie husband and then moved to Australia to marry and raise my family.
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