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  • Home internet

    I REMEMBER WHEN we first got home internet

    Home internet – let’s look at how it all began! Australia joined the global internet 32 years ago on June 23, 1989 via a connection made by the University of Melbourne.  It was mostly…

    June 14, 2021
  • tongue twister

    I REMEMBER WHEN tongue twisters were fun

    Tongue Twisters. Remember when you were a kid and you felt such a supreme sense of accomplishment if you could master one?  I do, and I thought I was pretty good at it too.…

    March 29, 2021
  • I REMEMBER WHEN I was a 1970’s fashion designer

    Were you a little girl (or boy) fashion designer in the 1970’s like I was?  Oh how I loved ‘Fashion Plates’.  I’m not sure if it belonged to me, one of my sisters, or…

    November 7, 2019
  • A 1970's television on legs

    I REMEMBER WHEN colour television arrived in Australia

    It was 1 March 1975 that full colour TV service commenced nationwide in Australia.  It was a big deal.  Like WOW – such modern technology!  Such inventiveness!  How very futuristic! It was some time…

    May 16, 2019
  • cracker night, crackernight, fireworks, child, 1963

    I REMEMBER WHEN We used to have cracker night!

    With it recently being 4th of July and Independence Day over in the USA where they celebrate at night with firecrackers, it got me thinking about when I was a kid and we used…

    July 6, 2017
  • memory lane, lane, memory, memories, 1964

    I REMEMBER WHEN: the introduction – 1964

      It’s nice to take a trip down memory lane isn’t it?  A bit of nostalgia feels good.  It brings back happy memories, takes you back to another time and place, and fills you…

    April 13, 2017