Stella had strong memories of Adelaide during an Australian heatwave. She described how residents survived the relentless heat: "The land where I was born is a blue and yellow country, although when the sun pours out of a cloudless sky, there is…

Colonel William Light is the celebrated surveyor-general who chose the site of the capital city for the colony of South Australia. Although controversy dogged his work in the 1830s, his vision for a planned city divided into north and south and…