• High Street’s Clockmerle

    Pictured here in 1904 is not only High Street’s taxi stand but also a clochmere, lantern in all! If you are anything like me, you would have to google the word ‘clochmere’ but by the looks of the photo, you can see it’s a toilet! What a word tho! This photo was taken at the …

  • A Chat over Bicycles

    Don’t know the year or location, but I just love this photo of two Cantabs have a chat over their bicycles!  Delightful! *Image courtesy of The Canterbury Museum 10003 –http://www.canterburymuseum.com/ – (Robinson Collection)*

  • Women at the Riccarton Races

    Even back in those days, attending the races was all about fashion!  Some Cantab ladies enjoying Race Day at Riccarton Raceway, year unknown. *Image courtesy of The Canterbury Museum 92801- http://www.canterburymuseum.com/ – (Thompson Collection)

  • Cottage Rock

    We all know Cave Rock (was once known as Cass Rock, named after Thomas Cass, a surveyor)very well; is there a Cantab out there who hasn’t climbed up its south side to look down over Sumner Beach? BUT who really noticed the smaller rock formation to its right?  I know of it, I can picture …

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