Adelie penguin with friend, Antarctica
An Adelie penguin starts to groom a soft penguin toy as researchers and crew of the Aurora Australis get out onto the fast ice which the ship has settled into at Commonwealth Bay 20 kilometres from Mawson's Hut in Antarctica. The Aurora Australis settled into the edge of fast ice as they waited for a clear weather window to fly by helicopter to Mawson's Hut to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Douglas Mawson's landing
Before you ask what Greeg Harris is doing with a lump of four ply
Before you ask what Greeg Harris is doing with a lump of four ply, prehaps we should mention that he is a champion weightlifter.
He is illlustrating just how easy itis to knit yoiurself a Dooplegang for Christmas. Dopple as he's known to intimates is the latest cuddly toy from Patons and Baldwin. 22nd November 1973
Ten Pound Poms a colloquial term used in Australia to describe British subjects who
Ten Pound Poms a colloquial term used in Australia to describe British subjects who migrated to Australia after the Second World War under an assisted passage scheme created by the Australian Government. The scheme attracted over one million British migrants between 1945 and 1972 and represented the last substantial scheme for preferential migration from the United Kingdom to Australia. Our Picture Shows: 42 year old butcher Ron Cooke, his wife and 10 children about to board th liner Southern Cross at Southampton. Ron answer an advert placed by the Australian Government for oversize families wishing to emigrate. 19th February 1969 *** Local Caption *** watscan - - 29/01/2010