HISTORY TALKING: The bare necessities of making a house a home

By Helen McAnulty
Updated February 18 2018 - 2:13am, first published 1:30am
FOND MEMORIES: "In remembering the houses we lived in, it was not all doom and gloom. Because we knew no better we didn’t miss the modern conveniences we have today" - Helen McAnulty.

Give me a home among the gum trees, with lots of plum trees. A sheep or two and a kangaroo. A clothesline out the back, verandah in the front. And an old rocking chair – song by John Williamson

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