The mango tree, 1974

After the pictures on Saturday nights the town made for Comino’s to eat mud-crabs that turned brick red when boiled or grilled trumpeter or steaks heaped with onions while Georgi, his coat off and

1 January 1974
18 November 2010
18 November 2010

Marina Londy (left) visiting the nearby Regal Café in Ipswich 1952. Collection of Vasiliki Kentrotes

Copyright © Vasiliki Kentrotes

Athens Oyster Saloon, Longreach can be seen in the centre of the image, 1910. Collection of the State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland image 145136

Blue Bird Cafe, Bundaberg, 1945. Taken from an elevated position to document renovations in 1949, a photograph of the Londy family’s Blue Bird Café in Bundaberg illustrates the features typica

Copyright © George Londy

Chinese restaurant, Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, slide by Robin Barron, 1969. Collection of the Centre for the Government of Queensland

Toowoomba, Cunnamulla, Maryborough, Muttaburra ... from busy coastal cities to one-street settlements in the far west and tropical north, every town in Queensland had a Greek café.

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