Marching Girls

  Everybody loves marching girls!  Back in the 1960’s Marching Girls were all the rage and the girls of Gympie presented themselves faithfully each workday week for their whistle blowing circuits of the parade ground in the evening.   Our Marching Girls were resplendent in their colourful costumes and the Municipal Band gave the occasion an air of urgent appeal as it guided girls around … Continue reading Marching Girls

Gympie Gold

  ‘Twas the early 1800’s and the word was passed around That the California gold rush had begun, And Australian freeman settlers soon were California bound Joining many hapless convicts on the run.   They ranged up and down the horse trails of this new and vibrant land Many found their wildest dreams had been fulfilled, They experienced much hardship, scarcely had a helping hand … Continue reading Gympie Gold

Lee Ann’s Happy Valentine

Lee Ann sat at her bedroom window looking out over the remnants of a once great plantation. Cotton fields had long gone to be replaced with houses in a suburb which now crept to striking distance of the manicured gardens in front of her window. She craned her head to search for her Mother Willow who was pottering around somewhere in the gardens below. It … Continue reading Lee Ann’s Happy Valentine