Monday, August 28, 2006

Angwin? Fitzhardinge? Macedon?

Have you ever wondered about the names of the cottages on Rotto?
There's a list on Wikipedia (see link above) of all the cottages, from Allen to Young, but the list needs a lot of attention.
Rotto Bloggo has done a bit: we've completed three names, including Macedon (the Melbourne-registered steamer lost on Transit Reef on 21 March 1883).
Also, Colebatch was a WA Premier for one month in 1919.
Imagine having a Rotto cottage named after you. That would be the ultimate.

Pic: front balcony door sans handle, Longreach Bay cottage, July 2006

1 comment:

  1. My family does have a cottage named after them - Stark.

    We never stay there, but our bags get delivered there from the ferry every single time we visit, without fail.

    The price you pay for fame, I suppose...

    (I know - second comment in about five minutes, but I just found this blog and it's close to my heart!)