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* Contents derived from the Ringwood,Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area,Melbourne - East,Melbourne,Victoria,:Penguin,1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A lady's journey to Melbourne in a carrier's wagon - 10 days and 11 nights of discomfort. Descriptions of the drivers, the horse team, Benalla and the election of a shire councillor, and the approach to Melbourne are included. (PB)
Looking for board and residence on a broiling summer day in Melbourne introduces a 'respectable female' to a curious range of houses and landladies. Contains interesting references to The Australian Journal and on the character of colonial girls. (PB)
Christmas in Melbourne: the Eastern Christmas Market; Sandridge and the 'home' ships; dinner at a 'Family hotel' - and an opinionated 'Young Australia'; the waxworks; and an invigorating walk to an enjoyable solitude. (PB)