Archive - April 2011

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The healing waters of Moree’s artesian baths
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The last days of Petersham Pool

The healing waters of Moree’s artesian baths

There’s lots of sitting, sunbaking and hanging around at Moree’s hot artesian baths in north-western NSW. The 38 and 40 degree pools are full of bodies; mainly ageing bodies seeking healing in the mineral rich artesian water. Mature women mingle in their colourful cossies covering ample bosoms and broadening middles. Gold chains with crosses and[…]

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The last days of Petersham Pool

All the regulars were at Petersham Pool this morning. Many of them were having their last swim before it closes on Sunday. They were also enjoying the pool in its original state, possibly for the last time. While plans are not yet approved, it is envisaged that over winter Marrickville Council will redevelop the nearly 50-year-old[…]

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