National Military Museum – Bring on the big guns

Well, maybe you are wondering why a pacifist is visiting, let alone writing a post about, a military museum. To be honest museums interest me, and my brother also loves going and visiting them, and since this is just around the corner from my parent’s house I thought I might go and check it out. … More National Military Museum – Bring on the big guns

The Last Remnant of Adelaide’s Tram Network

Okay, the title to this post doesn’t take into account the tram line that runs from the Adelaide Entertainment Centre through the city to Glenelg, but from around 1956 to 2010 this was little more than a tourist line which ran a number of H-Class trams between City and the beach at Glenelg. As a kid this was one of the rides that our mum would take us on during the school holidays, usually accompanying a day trip to the beach. … More The Last Remnant of Adelaide’s Tram Network

A Hidden Gem for plane enthusiasts

Housed in two hangers (I was going to use the word shed, but I don’t think that is the proper term for large metal structures located at an airport) is collection of planes from the 40s and 50s as well as a memorabilia from the airforce (and display full of models of military vehicles). I’d actually driven past the sign on Kings Road more times than I can remember and I have never thought of actually going in there so, while I was on holidays in Adelaide over Christmas I decided to take my brother in to have a look around. … More A Hidden Gem for plane enthusiasts