New articles on Wikinorthia

Some terrific interesting stories have been added to our Wikinorthia portal recently.  Enjoy   Mernda Bakery Café Mernda   Burying my baby at Heidelberg Cemetery 1951   Diamond Creek: truck accident kills sheep: Ryan Brothers butchers   Living in Whipstick Gully in the 1970s   Reminiscences of Hurstbridge in the 1970s   Rosanna Library Lover …
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Cookbook of Unknown ladies

  The Cookbook of Unknown Ladies: curious recipes and hidden histories from the Westminster City Archives is a blog project showcasing an item from its collection. This remarkable manuscript contains hand-written recipes from the early 1700s to the mid 19th century, covering one of the most exciting periods of development in the English kitchen. It…
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Beware the Reading Rut

It’s a serious literary condition that affect a large part of the population that often isn’t realised until it’s too late: The reading rut. Symptoms include reading the same series, author, genre for a long time (and loving it) only to get the end of the series and are left wondering what to read next…
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Eltham’s Library Dogs

Since these cute little dogs arrived in our children's area, kids can't seem to get enough of them. Here's a few ways and names that staff have overheard them being used and called: Horse races Sung lullabies Turned upside down and used as a stool (like the red one is in the photo but the…
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OverDrive Media Console 3.0.1

Hard on the heels of the release of Overdrive Media console v3.0 comes v3.0.1. for iOS. If the pace of the page swiping was irritating you this one is for you. V3.0.1 changes include improved eBook page swiping and tapping. Some VoiceOver improvements a fixing of a bug related to displaying of your History…
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