The Spit presents the same vexing challenge as Wisemans Ferry. It seems that when a bridge engineer is confronted with low-lying land on one side of a watery expanse and steep, sometimes sheer, cliffs on the other, there are only two alternatives: put it in the "too hard" basket (hence..read more
I don't know whether to blame El Nino or La Nina or the Wicked Witch of the West but the current cold snap has Gig Guide hankering for a cosy pub to warm his tired limbs and some music to warm his weary soul.
Maitland is a city whose foundations were built on steam, Greg Ray discovers. And thanks to steam, the district was able to become one of the main drivers of economic growth in the young colony of NSW.