Croydon Then and Now

by Croydon Historical Society Inc et al | History | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 9780646584669 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Diabetes-3136 of Croydon, Victoria Australia on 5/4/2014
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Journal Entry 1 by Diabetes-3136 from Croydon, Victoria Australia on Sunday, May 04, 2014
Eleventh copy from the Croydon Historical Society for controlled release.

From back cover:
"Croydon is a very attractive suburb of the greater city of Melbourne. From whatever direction you arrive, Croydon is always green with the Dandenong Ranges in the background giving a setting of great beauty and charm.

Yet Croydon was not always a suburb of Melbourne, because as recently as 1955 you could still call Croydon a quite separate country town with great individuality. Many roads were unmade. Arches of gum trees overhanging the roads were 'the norm'. Croydon had a famous market, beloved by many people, whilst the electric train service ran on the hour.

As you view this book, one can identify great changes. For some this is a worry, whilst for others it is simply a fact of life. Our forefathers worked hard to settle Croydon, and although they may look somewhat different to us with their strange costumes, top hats and facial hair, we owe them an enormous debt of gratitude, for they got Croydon on the move - with banks, churches, shops, roads and a democratic system of local government.

Have a good, hard look at all the photographs in this book. The time spent will be worthwhile, for we need to understand that even now we are setting in place structures and facilities that in fifty, a hundred years or so, will be examined, debated and measured for their quality of worth, progressiveness and foresight. We are as much pioneers today in what we do as were our forefathers of the late 1800s."

Journal Entry 2 by Diabetes-3136 at Croydon, Victoria Australia on Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Book has been neatly covered to protect it on its journey, with a special sticker on the front.

Journal Entry 3 by Diabetes-3136 at Croydon, Victoria Australia on Sunday, October 16, 2016

Released 3 yrs ago (10/16/2016 UTC) at Croydon, Victoria Australia

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Book handed to a new neighbour at around 7.40pm Sunday, 16 October 2016.

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Diabetes affects children of all ages. Know the warning signs !
1) Frequent urination
2) Excessive thirst
3) Increased hunger
4) Weight loss
5) Tiredness
6) Lack of interest and concentration
7) Blurred vision
8) Vomiting and stomach pain (often mistaken as the flu)

In children with type 2 diabetes these symptoms can be mild or absent.

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