Living in the Heart of Hawthorn

Living in the Heart of Hawthorn

For Hawthorn Football Club supporters during the triumphant years of 1970s and 1980s, living at Glenferrie oval and rubbing shoulders with their heroes Don Scott, Robert Di Pierdomenico, Leigh Matthews and Michael Tuck, just to mention a few, would have been a dream...
Hawthorn’s History by Train

Hawthorn’s History by Train

Travelling recently on a train from Camberwell to Richmond and returning, I had the opportunity to see our suburb from a different perspective – Hawthorn’s backside, so to speak; the grottier, less manicured and more eccentric views of our buildings, streets,...
Street Art In Hawthorn, Part Two

Street Art In Hawthorn, Part Two

The Glenferrie Road shopping precinct has certainly been a trail blazer for Street Art, with high quality works in various styles. Hawthorn Football club supporters have been treated over recent years, to see at least three large murals relating to the club, whose...
Growing Up in Hawthorn in the 1950s-60s

Growing Up in Hawthorn in the 1950s-60s

Many of us have memories of our childhood from the 50s and 60s. It is important to document these experiences as they are so very different for the children growing up today. Faye Deery now lives in Western Australia but has become a valuable contributor to our...
Street Art in Hawthorn

Street Art in Hawthorn

Auburn Road, pre 1916, unknown photographer The Auburn Village with its iconic heritage buildings, many designed by John Beswicke, architect of the Hawthorn Town Hall, over a hundred years ago, may seem an unlikely place to discover fine street art. However, the...
Auburn Footy

Auburn Footy

Do you love your local footy. james Nicolas has published his long awaited book on the Hawthorn District and Auburn Football Clubs. Order directly from james for $30 plus$4 postage...