Backyard aircraft engineer

A young man who built a “bi-plane” in his Wollongong backyard in the first half of the 1920s, gained national attention. His fame as an early aircraft engineer was shortlived, and by 1926 he had faded into history. Wollongong’s mystery aircraft builder was more than likely Alfred Adolphus Woolfrey, who died on October 21 1977…

Cross dressing gentlemen

PRACTICAL jokers are to be found everywhere, and even in our little town (of Wollongong, NSW) there is no exception to the rule. A day or two ago one of these practical jokers was at work in one of our local hotels, and caused quite a fureur amongst some of the boarders. It appears, that…