A Hot Day in Sydney [poem, 29 January 1829]

[Editor: A poem published in the Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 29 January 1829.] A Hot Day in Sydney. O this weather! this weather! It’s more than a mortal can bear; I fear we shall all melt together, So dreadfully hot is the air. On rising from bed in the morning, You feel […]

On the Occasion of Meeting a Young Lady at the Last Public Ball [poem, 2 May 1829]

[Editor: A poem published in Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 2 May 1829.] On the Occasion of Meeting a Young Lady at the Last Public Ball. Alone in her beauty, and bright as the morning, Which dawns every day on our tropical coast, She mov’d; — every grace, every charm was adorning A […]

[News items] [10 January 1829]

[Editor: Extracts from the news section of the The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser of 10 January 1829, including news on the coming celebration to commemorate the founding of the colony, two “bushranger” children, and deaths from whooping cough.] [News items] The Anniversary of the Foundation of the Colony will be commemorated by […]