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Photo from Channel 10 (Now 7). Patsy had actually started out on Channel 9 in the 60s with appearances on Here's Humphrey but later switched channels to co-host the Fat Cat show.

Patsy Biscoe and Fat Cat on Channel 10

Here’s a memory for you, Patsy Biscoe with Fat Cat from the afternoon’s children’s programme “Fat Cat and Friends” on Channel 10. Patsy had actually started out on Channel 9 in the 60s with appearances on Here’s Humphrey but later switched channels to co-host the Fat Cat show. Her background in music included winning a […]

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Bev Harrell publicity photograph 1968. Source: Milesago: Australasian Music & Popular Culture 1964-1975.

Some Local Music and Local Venues

Remember Bev Harrell, The Twillights, Masters Apprentices, and Jimmy Barnes with Cold Chisel? Do you recall the Hi Fi Club, Princeton Club, The Palais on North Terrace, or the Octagon at Elizabeth? Remember Big Bob Francis in his gold suit or Ron Tremaine’s pop music magazine about the local pop music scene, Young Modern? Here […]

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The Granite Island Chairlift, installed in 1964 and removed in 1996. Photo courtesy of Alex Prichard on Flickr

Adelaide Now’s Book Review

Adelaide Now publishes more photos and memories from “Adelaide Remember When”, the book Adelaide Now, the online edition of the Advertiser has shown some more of the photos and stories from my newly published book Adelaide Remember When. The book contains more than 300 photos of Adelaide, some never before published, from the 1950s to […]

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Photo from ABC TV. Why Is It So? known for its "cool experiments, interesting science, and the professor's fantastic hair”

Why Is It So?

“How do you do, ladies and gentlemen, and boys and girls. I am Julius Sumner Miller, and physics is my business”. Remember the TV show “Why Is It So?” which was broadcast from 1963 to about the mid 80’s? It became an instant hit known for its “cool experiments, interesting science, and the professor’s fantastic […]

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