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Old Mortein Fly Sprayer Australian Icon Famous Advert Early Australian "Weapon Of Mass Destruction"! Feared by "Louie the Fly"! When this flit gun was used, the slogan "When you're on a good thing (to Mortein), stick to it" was in vogue

The MacRobertson’s Old Gold confectionery factory, Fitzroy, ca. 1925. Royal Historical Society of Victoria

The MacRobertson’s Old Gold confectionery factory, Fitzroy, ca. Royal Historical Society of Victoria Melbourne Australia

I played this game in Primary School. “Wash the dishes, dry the dishes, turn the dishes over". Museum Victoria.

1954 “Wash the dishes” Game. Government school playground, Melbourne Australian Children’s Folklore Collection, Museum Victoria, Australia

Darrell Lea stand at the Royal Melbourne Show, 1954 Victoria Australia

Darrell Lea stand at the Royal Melbourne Show, 1954 Victoria Australia (although I was born later - loved going to the Melbourne Show)

Melbourne Buildings You wish hadn't been demolished. -

”Give me old Melbourne and give me my girl, And I will be simply all right, Does anyone know of a better old place, Than Bourke Street on Saturday Night?” Historic photo of the day

. the 1852 Palace Theatre on Bourke Street will make a way for a hotel-apartment building.

The ORIGINAL Palace Theatre facade, 1912 - known as the National Amphitheatre The Palace The Apollo