Wildly masked

The earliest recollection of the use/s of masks dates back to prehistoric times in relation to the hunting of wild animals. It is assumed that in the Early Stone Age, the hunters wore animal masks in order to disguise themselves, making the hunt more sneaky and easier. At Watsonia Library we made animal masks for…
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Rockin’ Reads – Eric Burdon

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by Eric Burden The Animals emerged as one of London’s most popular groups in the swinging sixties and went on to conquer America as one of the forerunners of the British Invasion. Front-man Eric Burdon’s colourful memoir covers this fascinating period and beyond. Eric hangs with Hendrix at Woodstock, parties with Jim Morrison…
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Rockin’ Reads – Steven Tyler

Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? Steven Tyler Aerosmith's Demon of Screamin’ tells it like it is and holds nothing back, which is exactly what you’re looking for in this type of tell-all. He spills on backstage bickering and his antics with guitarist Joe Perry that led to the pair being dubbed the Toxic…
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The Rubber Duckie Journey

They were toys destined only to bob up and down in nothing than a child's bath - but so far they have floated halfway around the world. Boxes of the bathtime toys - made in China for the United States firm The First Years Inc - were washed overboard in the Eastern Pacific Ocean one…
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Local Historical Newspapers

Trove has added two more local historical newspapers to its Victorian newspapers collection now totalling 139 papers. The Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle 1914 - 1916 and Heidelberg News and Greensborough Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle 1916- 1918 are the new additions.  Along with other local papers: Advertiser (Hurstbridge, Vic. : 1922-1939) Eltham and Whittlesea…
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