Bulli Pass Touring Car

THE “WHITE 50” DE DUXE TOURING CAR (BODY BY SMITH AND WADDINGTON), OPERATED BY MR. NORMAN DAY, OF COOGEE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE N.S.W. GOVERNMENT TOURIST BUREAU. IT IS USED FOR DAILY TOURS FROM SYDNEY TO BULLI. – Sunday Times Sunday 30 December 1923  Advertisements

Go south to Bulli

Holiday in Bulli for a week, for just £3 2 shillings – including a baby sitter! To those similarly situated to myself, I can strongly recommend the South Coast line for a pleasant holiday of a week’s duration. Last month, having a week’s holiday, and not knowing where to spend it, by chance I went…

The Premier’s Lookout

By MICK ROBERTS © THE entrepreneurial Cyril Astley Maer was a determined character. If he had achieved his dream, reached his goal, more than 20 imposing Federation style Bungalow homes would have peered over the escarpment edge at Bulli Tops, beside the Panorama Hotel. His residential subdivision plan though was never realised. Captain Maer, as…

Tom’s tall tales from the box seat

By MICK ROBERTS © ALTHOUGH supposedly handy with the whip, the real story of Thomas Kelly’s career as a coachman is littered with incidents of erratic driving, and accidents, which in the end left him a cripple. The son of an Irish convict, Tom is arguably second only to the legendary James Waterworth as the…

In Women Drivers’ Contest

WHILE many of the contestants in the women drivers contest on Sunday dined at the Panorama Hotel, Bulli Pass, the cheery trio preferred a picnic hamper in their car. They are Miss Peggy Dawes, Tom Peters and Miss Nea Arnott. The most suitably-dressed man in the contest was Mr. Jack Sherwood who was an official. His snappy plus…

Bulli and her sisters

(By M.M.A.) What wonderful charm is found around old Bulli! That town so well-known to travellers guarding carefully its wonderful trump card, the famous Bulli Pass.  As the years glide on Bulli has grown old gracefully and in mature stage is more beautiful than of yore. Standing on a rise, the little town, with its every day life, is an animated spot…

A week’s holiday in Bulli – for £3!

NOW that the holidays are close upon us,it becomes a very important question where to spend them, and as New South Wales offers so many places of interest, one is somewhat puzzled. I consider that the most suitable place for a month’s holiday is Bulli, which is a picturesque little town, 42 miles from Sydney, on the South Coast, and…

Pioneer whip

By MICK ROBERTS © THE eagerly awaited arrival of the iron horse to the Illawarra in 1886 awoke the world to what is known today as Lawrence Hargrave Drive and its scenic splendour, altering the coastal bush track from a quiet local thoroughfare into a busy main road linking Sydney to Wollongong. Soon after the opening…