Some of us would want to escape the present at the moment so fear not, Flashback Friday is back again in 2022!
For the first Port Lincoln Times Flashback Friday of the new year, we are going back nearly a decade to feature images from throughout December, 2013.
Can you recognise anyone from this week's gallery? A family member or a friend?
After starting the year with Julia Gillard as Prime Minister, Australia closed 2013 with Tony Abbott as its Prime Minister while in South Australia Jay Weatherill was Premier with Steven Marshall as opposition leader, having taken over from Isobel Redmond at the start of the year.
Some sad news for fans of Holden as the car manufacturer announced it would cease production of vehicles in Australia by 2017.
The top singles on the ARIA Charts for 2013 were 'Roar' by Katy Perry, 'Blurred Lines' by Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell, 'Let Her Go' by Passenger, 'Wake Me Up' by Avicii and 'Royals' by Lorde.
NOTE: This gallery may contain images of deceased Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander persons and may cause distress to those communities.
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