John Shaw Neilson Memorial Cottage

John Shaw Neilson National Memorial Cottage in Nhill, opened in 1972 Last week, on a lightning trip to Nhill by train and bus, I had the privilege of visiting the poet John Shaw Neilson's cottage, which was moved from Penola in 1961 and opened in 1972. I have long been fascinated by heritage buildings that… Continue reading John Shaw Neilson Memorial Cottage

Jane Bridges’ wreath

This wreath made of wildflowers which was displayed at the grave of the 19th century Anglo-Australian poet Adam Lindsay Gordon was made for him by a 'lost love' Jane Bridges from England and transported to Melbourne by a devoted admirer. It was originally framed and then displayed under a glass dome and finally broken up… Continue reading Jane Bridges’ wreath