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There’s even a national treasure at Minmi

What else can I say? The Hunter Region’s most vocal bush orator, award-winning folklorist and author Bob Skelton AKA "The Minmi Magster" has captured in his unique style the characters and happenings of this great land he so dearly loves.[…]



Aerial Drone Vision ~ the New Relaxation Therapy

Mornings on the piazza at Throsby’s leafy mansion – tucked tastefully upon the verdant banks of that celebrated watercourse bearing his name – are vibrant auditions by the neighbourly bird life. Pictured ~ Cessnock drone vision from Wild Stuff Media[…]



Glinda the Squirrel Glider

Yet another grand local blog, inspired by encounters with local Westlakes fauna. Sadly silent after a productive period in 2017, Glinda explores the active community of nature lovers in Awaba country west of Lake Macquarie, NSW. She does this with[…]



Hunter Street History Update

Spero Davias has dropped another update on his labour of love, the History of Hunter Street, “a Historical Chronological List of ‘Who was who in Business in downtown Hunter Street’ from before the turn of the Century, till now….” One[…]



View From King Street

Wayne’s dry observations provide an urbanite take on the changing face of inner Newcastle, and what it really does – or actually does not do – for long-time, non-highrise-penthouse dwellers of this increasingly sanitised CBD. I’m Wayne Mullen. I’ve moved[…]



Spero’s Blogs

Owner of Spero Electronics, whose brightly coloured panel vans frequented city streets in the 80s, and of Sound World, a prominent local music retailer, also a keen amateur radio and television enthusiast, Spero is spending his time of late recording[…]



City Hippy Farm Girl

Seems to have carved out a bloggist livelihood in lieu of self-sufficiency on a small surburban plot – let alone a farmlet. Nice recipes, photography… what’s not to like? https://cityhippyfarmgirl.com For years I thought the only way to live a[…]



Thru My Lens

The lens cap has been on a while and we hope John is still doing fine. This blog ceased in 2012 after a 2008 start and has some delightful entries, the result of a lot of work and the love[…]



Marcus, where art thou?

In 2008 Marcus founded Renew Newcastle with his own funds and energy. It’s a low budget, not for profit, DIY urban renewal scheme that has brokered access to more than 30 empty buildings for creative enterprises, artists and cultural projects[…]



Priceless…

Sam has our number, us uppity photographers of downity Newie, and our “ visual obsession with Newcastle’s fibro shacks, brick shithouses, and the like..” Located two hours north up the coast from Sydney, Newcastle is Australia’s seventh largest city and[…]




Bicycles in Newcastle
Last posted in September 2016. What is it about 2016 that caused so many excellent bloggers ...
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Swamp Life
Christine has managed to tame Tumblr with a theme that provides good access to her articles. There’s a ...
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Wallaby Gully Babbler
Love these touches from our Hunter Valley folk. Wallaby Gully, eh? Want more! Most recent post is ...
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Bit of This ‘n That
Lachlan is a prolific and enquiring blogger of all things local and Hunter. But especially Lambton! https://lachlanwetherall.com ...
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The Novocastrian Files
Another in the long list of blogs we hope will return. Last item on 13 August 2014. ...
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West End Adventures
Last post 6 January 2016. In a three year run Kimberly added many finely researched articles on ...
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Little Eco Footprints
Last post 11 November 2016. A meticulous long-running (2009-2016) local blog with environmental tendencies :0)  But ...
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Hidden Hamilton
This one became two books and no longer relies on the good intentions of the blogging service. ...
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Hamilton North
This prolific photoblogger scoured the nooks of Hamilton North from July 2011 till April 2016, then moved to ...
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Found in Newcastle
Last post in May 2013. A curious but worthy photoblog with an eye for small details we ...
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East End Footprints
Last article March 2014, of six interesting photoblogging articles. https://eastendfootprints.wordpress.com I’m Lauren, a ...
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All the Streets in Newcastle
Last update 14 March 2014. A beautiful collaboration by two wonderful people: Rose and Tania. https://atsin.wordpress.com ...
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Heritage and Historical Listing
The Party aims to protect Newcastle’s culturally important landmarks in the Coal River Precinct that were only recently ...
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Hunter Living Histories
The University of Newcastle’s Coal River Working Party is a historical research group formed in 2003 by then ...
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  • A New Recyclist A New Recyclist PeterMc’s persistent articles on his long-running site is an ongoing love affair with old bikes. Strongly suspect he’s a Novocastrian but, even if ...
  • Thru My Lens Thru My LensThe lens cap has been on a while and we hope John is still doing fine. This blog ceased in 2012 after a 2008 start ...
  • View From King Street View From King Street Wayne’s dry observations provide an urbanite take on the changing face of inner Newcastle, and what it really does – or actually does ...
  • Hidden Hamilton Hidden Hamilton This one became two books and no longer relies on the good intentions of the blogging service. http://hiddenhamilton.blogspot.com My work to bring to light the ...
  • Found in Newcastle Found in Newcastle Last post in May 2013. A curious but worthy photoblog with an eye for small details we normally pass by. “Found.. hidden gems from the ...
  • The Novocastrian Files The Novocastrian Files Another in the long list of blogs we hope will return. Last item on 13 August 2014. http://www.thenovocastrianfiles.com Hi there! My name is Siobhan Curran. Since ...
  • Hunter Living Histories Hunter Living Histories The University of Newcastle’s Coal River Working Party is a historical research group formed in 2003 by then Dr (now Professor) Erik Eklund ...
  • East End Footprints East End Footprints Last article March 2014, of six interesting photoblogging articles. https://eastendfootprints.wordpress.com I’m Lauren, a writer and expat from Indiana (if you spot some unusual spelling in ...
  • Heritage and Historical Listing Heritage and Historical Listing The Party aims to protect Newcastle’s culturally important landmarks in the Coal River Precinct that were only recently placed on the NSW Heritage ...
  • Marcus, where art thou? Marcus, where art thou? In 2008 Marcus founded Renew Newcastle with his own funds and energy. It’s a low budget, not for profit, DIY urban renewal scheme ...
  • Bicycles in Newcastle Bicycles in Newcastle Last posted in September 2016. What is it about 2016 that caused so many excellent bloggers (ahem, bloggists) to down keyboards and take ...
  • All the Streets in Newcastle All the Streets in Newcastle Last update 14 March 2014. A beautiful collaboration by two wonderful people: Rose and Tania. https://atsin.wordpress.com Hi – my name is Tania and I’ve ...
  • Aerial Drone Vision ~ the New Relaxation Therapy Aerial Drone Vision ~ the New Relaxation Therapy Mornings on the piazza at Throsby’s leafy mansion – tucked tastefully upon the verdant banks of ...
  • West End Adventures West End Adventures Last post 6 January 2016. In a three year run Kimberly added many finely researched articles on significant architectural landmarks. https://westendadventures.wordpress.com Nice work! Welcome to my blog! ...
  • Glinda the Squirrel Glider Glinda the Squirrel GliderYet another grand local blog, inspired by encounters with local Westlakes fauna. Sadly silent after a productive period in 2017, Glinda explores the active community of ...
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