Pre Memories of my Grandparents.

My paternal Grandfather was a theological student and became an Anglican Minister. He visited Australia from England in 1902 and there met my Grandmother. He only stayed in Australia for about two months. They became engaged either then or later. He returned to England and then went to Canada and was one of the foundation…

More Memories of Mother

Someone asked for photos so I immediately messaged my younger brother in Northern ¬†Queensland to ask him if he could send a couple. He just as immediately unlocked the 753 safety deposit boxes of family memorabilia and sent me nine. “Is that enough?” he asked. Of course it was enough! I had only asked for…

Stuck in Coober Pedy with photos

The two travellers finally arrived in Coober Pedy. The road, the gravel and the red mud from out of season rain added to the damage to the car. “Never seen one of these cars, mate. We’ll see if we can get some spare parts flown in from Sydney.” “How long’ll that take?” “Next plane comes…

Lost with Photos

Since I posted this I chanced to find an old packet of slides. So I inserted a few of them instead of what I got from Google. There are more coming in the next post.   They were young. But as only young boys know that they will have true and everlasting love, the young…