By 25th April, 2013 News No Comments

Anzac Day 2013 Daniel McJohn and Toby ThomasAfter marching in the Sydney CBD, Knox Grammar School cadets Daniel McJohn and Toby Thomas visited Glengarry to talk to residents.  Here they talk to Mrs Kaye Plenge who was a corporal  in the army and served in Egypt and Palestine in WWII driving trucks.


By 18th April, 2013 News No Comments

Amazing to think that as we plan the 100th birthday celebrations of Twilight Aged Care next year, Canberra is celebrating its own Centenary this year.

Chef breathes new life into Canberra's first lunchImage: The official naming ceremony, Canberra, 12 March 1913 (L to R) Governor-General Lord Thomas Denman, Prime Minister Andrew Fisher, Lady Denman and Minister for Home Affairs King O’Malley 

The opening of Onslow House - on the terrace overlooking Quaker's Hat Bay

The opening of Onslow House – on the terrace overlooking Quaker’s Hat Bay


By 17th April, 2013 News No Comments

Canon and Mrs. W. Hey Sharp with their three sons, Granville, Lewis and Percival

Did you know?  Horton House, was the result of a very generous bequest from the estate of Mr. Lewis Hey Sharp in 1974.  This comprised property on the corner of Ravenswood Avenue, Gordon as well as considerable supportive funds.  With the permission of Mr. Sharp’s three nieces and a subsidy from the Australian Government, a new Home was designed for the site to accommodate 34 residents.  It was opened in 1979 by Senator the Honourable Dame Margaret Guilfoyle.