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Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith reviews 'The Temple Down the Road' by Brian Matthews

December 2003–January 2004, no. 257 01 December 2003
The Melbourne Cricket Ground was established on its present site in 1853. The first cricket match was played there the following year. It was a busy time in the early life of Melbourne: the University of Melbourne, the State Library of Victoria, the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Society and The Age newspaper were all founded at this time. At a recent social gathering in Melbourne, someone asked whi ... (read more)