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Melbourne remember when

Byrne, Bob2019
Melbourne Remember When is a photographic celebration of nostalgia, particularly for Baby Boomers, thousands of whom follow the 'Melbourne Remember When' Facebook page, sharing their photos and memories. Remember dropping into the Coles Cafeteria on Bourke Street for a feast of rashers, sausages and mash, with gravy, from the bain marie? Or catching a 'red rattler' into the city? Eating a hot jam doughnut from the American Doughnut Kitchen van at the Queen Vic markets? If you answered yes to any of these questions, chances are you are part of the Melbourne Baby Boomer generation. Take a nostalgic trip down memory lane with Bob Byrne as he transports us back in time to a Melbourne that has long since disappeared, the streets and buildings, the personalities and landmarks, the traditions and the times. Celebrates all things Melbourne and doesn't shy away from the unusual and the quirky Builds on the remarkable trade success of Bob's previous books, Adelaide Remember When, Australia Remember When and Australia Remember This Too! Lots of photos from everyday Melburnians as well as newspaper archives, State Library Victoria and Museums Victoria Packed with curious and surprising facts and stories about the city and its people Has something for everyone - food, public transport, family holidays, fun fairs, music, parades, shops, markets, TV. And, of course, footy. The author of Melbourne Remember When is the high-profile commercial radio identity Bob Byrne, who also has a column in The Adelaide Advertiser Book will get extensive local media coverage. It is talkback radio gold Peppered with memories from Melburnians who've posted on Byrne's 'Melbourne Remember When' Facebook page, their childhood recollections and favourite Kodak moments.
Main title:
Sydney, NSW : New South, 2019.
254 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 23 cm.
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryAdult Non Fiction - History994.51 BYRAvailable
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