Shifting Sherbrooke’s church

  BACK in 1992, a team of volunteers relocated the former Sherbrooke Union Church from number 8 High Street Woonona to the Illawarra Grevillea Park (Behind Slacky Flat, Bulli) to save it from the bulldozer. The old church, which was being used as a private residence at the time, was earmarked for demolition for home…

The Bulli Tiger Mystery

By MICK ROBERTS © DURING the early part of the first half of last century, reports were circulating that a tiger was wandering the ruggered bushland on Bulli Mountain. Was it the famed extinct Tasmania Tiger, or thylacine, or perhaps an escaped big cat from a travelling circus or was it an exotic pet that had…

Lost village

By MICK ROBERTS © A FEW rusted corrugated water tanks scattered amongst the leftovers of English ornamental gardens, stone walls and twisted barbed wire are all that remain of the pretty little village of Sherbrooke on Bulli Mountain. The settlement, a couple of kilometres west of the summit of Bulli Pass, is no more –…