Week 50: Heirlooms

I had the opportunity to go to a talk about Collectors and Hoarders by curator Gary Martin at the Greenough Museum & Gardens last Sunday. It was very informative and in my role as a member of the management committee at the Chapman Valley Museum, some things really made a lot of sense.

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Week 49: My Homes

This week we will look at the houses that I have lived in from my first home on Mumby farm, through to our house in Waggrakine, Geraldton.

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Week 48: The Family Car

Sometimes it takes just one photo to bring back memories or to make you wonder how far we’ve come, so this week it’s all about our family cars.

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Week 47: Our Children

I’ve written about my life growing up on Mumby Farm, my primary school years, boarding school but nothing about our three children. So I thought I should remedy that. Continue reading

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Week 46: Childhood Diseases

As I sit here snivelling with a head cold that I’ve picked up since returning from a 3 week caravan holiday, it jolted my memory about other childhood diseases. The common cold is one of those things that we all seem to get from time to time. Many say they have the ‘flu’ or influenza when really it is just a cold. There are no aches and pains, just a sore throat, sneezing and a runny nose! It will get better.

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Week 45: Flower Girl

When growing up on Mumby Farm, workmen would be hired to help out with the shearing, ploughing, seeding and harvesting. Continue reading

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