Farewell to the Royal Children’s Hospital, and 2014

This year I’ve made some fairly dramatic moves in my life. Along with moving back interstate to my former home town of Melbourne, I also quit working at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane where I had worked for the previous 5 years. However it wasn’t just myself that left the RCH – everyone did this year.…

Post #200 – The Corona 3 tripod

The Corona 3 tripod is an accessory to which most typewriter collectors probably need no introduction. The above image of a Corona 3 on its tripod in use by a Canadian soldier during the first world war is probably one of the first photos most of us have ever seen of this often talked about accessory.…

You need to be more Pacific

Recently, Nick from X Over it featured on his blog a typewriter with an interesting case that had a handle that could extend out and become a shoulder strap – a convertible handbag if you will – that held a Consul 235 typewriter.  These are interesting little machines, and I’ve been wanting to get my hands on…