Getting Gold Fever at Sovereign Hill, Ballarat.

“Eh, watch the canaries now!” The gravely voice of an eighteenth century miner came through the loudspeaker, guiding us through the inky blackness of the mine. “If the air’s befouled, they’ll drop dead and we’ll know it’s not safe!”  “Oops.” Dad whispered. “It’s my fault.” Unfortunately, in this country everyone can understand everything we say. […]