Skimpies

In Kalgoorlie, this city of pubs each one has a chalk board out front advertising the “skimpy” of the day. A skimpy is a scantily clad barmaid and today’s skimpy at The Metropole is Ebony Rose, good on ya luv

Exchange Hotel, Kalgoorlie

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8 thoughts on “Skimpies

  1. Good grief!!! I remember driving along, I think, Hay St in 1971 and girls were sitting in doorways at the end of little paths. What a life to lead, at least Ebony Rose isn’t doing that.

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      1. And just a few days ago I saw Tony Robinson (Baldrick) on TV interviewing a madam and she talked about the severe restrictions on the Hay St “working girls” not many years ago.

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