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A rare tower

Situated in Point Gellibrand Coastal Park on the outskirts of Williamstown was the timeball tower where Europeans first settled in Victoria. In 1849 when the tower was originally constructed, it was a lighthouse made from bluestone, quarried and built by convict prisoners. Some ten years later, the lighthouse became a timeball tower which allowed ships to adjust their chronometers. Continue reading A rare tower

In Letters from the past – Held up in a Mumbai Hotel Room

Photo courtesy: Rahul Megharaj — Wikimedia Commons

Some memories you choose to forget. I did this on my last Mumbai visit. In the letters I wrote to my sister decades past, I’m shocked by my forgetfulness. Continue reading In Letters from the past – Held up in a Mumbai Hotel Room