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The Best of Bob Byrne’s Boomer Columns

REMEMBER your first John Martin’s Christmas Pageant? Taking a ride in Samorn’s elephant cart? Leaving Rowley Park Speedway with lumps of clay in your hair? Or an afternoon tea with mum or grandma at Balfours Tearooms? Remember Amscol, Menz Yo-Yo Biscuits, Woodies lemonade, Burger King and the Lightburn Zeta car? What about Rundle Street before it […]

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Bread delivery by horse and cart. We are the last generation to witness horse and cart deliveries

More Memories of Deliveries by Horse and Cart.

Following the recent Boomer article in the Advertiser about bread deliveries by horse and cart (http://www.adelaiderememberwhen.com.au/when-the-baker-delivered-bread-in-a-horse-and-cart/), many readers wrote in with their own memories of other home deliveries by similar means. We are possibly the last generation in Adelaide who will have such memories to share. By the time my own children arrived, the era […]

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