Lidsdale House Garden

April 7, 2015

The garden surrounding Lidsdale House was designed by Paul Sorensen. It is lush and manicured. But the 1940s extensions to the house are in a creepy and ominous style. They have an uncanny lost domain feeling that haunted me as I cautiously peeked over the fence as a child. In some strange way they projected […]

Lidsdale House

April 6, 2015

Lidsdale House was the big house owned by the Neubecks on the hill above Blackmans Flat where I lived with my grandmother. The Neubecks owned several mines and began open cut mining in the district.┬áThe whole area was surrounded by open cut mines, slag heaps and polluted creeks. I loved it. But each day I […]