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From the cover of the book Adelaide Remember When, school children from Ethelton Primary drinking their school milk

Remember Those Early Years At School?

Going to school in the 50s, 60s and 70s was a completely different experience from that which our children and grandchildren might have today. In fact, from the very first day, for many, it was a traumatic event. Unlike now, there was not a lot of preschool activity such as play group, kinder gym or […]

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Photo from a recent eBay advertisement. After the brick came the tins and then the plastic containers of our favourite ice cream Amscol

“It’s a Food, Not a Fad”

Whenever the word ‘Amscol’ is mentioned to an Adelaide raised baby boomer, their eyes glaze over and they seem to drift off with sweet memories of hot summers and an ice cream cone at the beach, an Eskimo Pie at the pictures or the special ‘once-a-week’ luxury of a slice of Amscol ice cream from […]

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