Understanding Pre-decimal Currencies

Ever read a book or article which discusses prices in pounds and shillings? Read on to work out what they mean in the modern world.

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The Road to Wigan Pier, George Orwell

A fascinating and detailed look at life for British coal miners in the 1930s, which then leads onto politics at the time. The book was written at George Orwell’s evolution from journalist to author.

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Bunjil Reserve circuit, Panton Hill

A walk from Eltham and Environs Walking Group.

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St Katherine’s Church and Bushland Reserve, Greensborough

A pleasant and easy walk through Eltham North, visiting a lovely disused church and cemetery.

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Hargreaves and Harvey Roads, Steels Creek

A short walk which is worth doing if you are near Yarra Glen.

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Kings, Glenvern and Cracknalls Rds Circuit, Panton Hill

A short 6.5km walk taking in many scenic water features and bushland.

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Bluehouse and Howards Roads circuit, Panton Hill

A scenic walk through Panton Hill’s reserve area.

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Still Alice, Lisa Genova

Still Alice is a fictional book about Alice, a highly intelligent professor and researcher, who gets Alzheimer’s disease at the incredibly young age of around fifty.

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Clarkson on Cars, Jeremy Clarkson

With Clarkson on the cover, there’s a good chance you’re for a read with much humour and wit, and I wasn’t wrong.

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Zinken Compact 21: Repairs

A compact and versatile unit, the Zinken Compact 21 can be a challenge to repair. These are some repair notes that may be of use.

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