The Coastal Steamer that Introduced two Bloggers


Throsby’s Boambee article was based on local photographer Henry Skilton’s recordings of a day at Redhead Beach soon after the steamer beached there. ...

‘Chum’ Skilton ~ Accidental Historian


Is it ever surprising to find, in some quiet suburban street, at least one seemingly ordinary citizen creating marvels of excellence? Pictured ...

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 ...

Aerial Drone Vision ~ the New Relaxation Therapy


Mornings on the piazza at Throsby’s leafy mansion – tucked tastefully upon the verdant banks of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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..” ...

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, ...

Bicycles in Newcastle


Last posted in September 2016. What is it about 2016 that caused so many excellent bloggers (ahem, bloggists) to down keyboards ...

Swamp Life


Christine has managed to tame Tumblr with a theme that provides good access to her articles. There’s a list of potential Tumblr sites ...

Wallaby Gully Babbler


Love these touches from our Hunter Valley folk. Wallaby Gully, eh? Want more! Most recent post is 15 March 2017. ...

Bit of This ‘n That


Lachlan is a prolific and enquiring blogger of all things local and Hunter. But especially Lambton! https://lachlanwetherall.com A priceless resource.

The Novocastrian Files


Another in the long list of blogs we hope will return. Last item on 13 August 2014. http://www.thenovocastrianfiles.com ...

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 ...

Little Eco Footprints


Last post 11 November 2016. A meticulous long-running (2009-2016) local blog with environmental tendencies :0)  But a template for backyard gardens ...

Hidden Hamilton


This one became two books and no longer relies on the good intentions of the blogging service. http://hiddenhamilton.blogspot.com ...

Hamilton North


This prolific photoblogger scoured the nooks of Hamilton North from July 2011 till April 2016, then moved to Lightning Ridge and carried right ...

Found in Newcastle


Last post in May 2013. A curious but worthy photoblog with an eye for small details we normally pass by. “Found.. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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