Mystery

Fremantle Arts Centre

Haunts and Tea at the Fremantle Arts Centre

I’m often visiting Fremantle in Western Australia, as most of my family live in the surrounding suburbs. However, up until last week, I had never visited the Fremantle Arts Centre – a beautiful, colonial-gothic style building that’s today a prominent centre for the arts. It’s also one of Western Australia’s oldest buildings, and admittedly I was …

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glowing cross

The Legend of Lismore’s Glowing Cross

I recently investigated a local legend that gained worldwide attention in the late ‘70s, early ’80s. The Story  In 1907, 29-year-old railway worker William Steenson died in a shunting accident at Mullumbimby train station in NSW, after he bravely tried to stop a runaway train carriage. He was buried in the old Pioneer Cemetery in …

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History of Ipswich

The Haunts, Hooligans & History of Ipswich, QLD

Searching for a piece of fascinating history, perhaps mixed with a hint of malice, a haunting and some fine architecture, I was drawn to the city of Ipswich in south-east Queensland. Now I wasn’t familiar with Ipswich, however upon closer inspection, I found out it’s an old, gothic city (for Australian standards) that offers everything …

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