June 21, 2024 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The walk is led by Pauline Peel with Jeanette Wiley and Wendie Hirsch. It is an easy walk of about 2-3 ks.

The award-winning writer Jessica Anderson lived at 56 Villa Street as a child and early teenager in the 1920s and early 1930s. Her novel Tirra Lirra by the River won the Miles Franklin Award and Stories from the Warm Zone and Sydney Stories draw on her memories of her Brisbane childhood.

Followed by morning tea at the History Room, Yeronga Community Centre, 62 Park Rd

Free Walk. Bookings through Humanitix (link to be added). Strictly booking only. Participants capped at 20.

Mobile number: 0409769515

Donations welcome.

Pauline Peel is a member of ASHG. She is interested in the intersection between local history and literature. Jeanette Wiley and Wendie Hirsch are ASHG members who both attended school at Yeronga State School and bring a personal experience of living and growing up in the area.