Category Archives: 52-Week-Challenge

Week 33: First Movies

What was the first movie I remember seeing? Now this one is really going to test my memory, however, I do remember a movie, not sure if it was the first one I ever saw, but it certainly was the … Continue reading

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Week 32: My First Holiday

My first holiday away from home, on my own, well actually with my 2nd cousin Maureen Woodcock (now Drage) who was 20 at the time, was on a coach tour of Queensland. From memory, it was Maureen who suggested it. … Continue reading

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Week 31 – Miss Sunshine Festival Queen Quest

Back in the late 1950’s the Geraldton Retail Traders’ Association came up with the idea of holding a tomato festival in Geraldton. As plans evolved, the name changed to the Sunshine Festival and was always held during the August school … Continue reading

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Week 30 – My First Car

What was your first car and how old were you when you got it? Well, I remember my first car very distinctly. It was a pale green Simca that used to belong to my grandmother, Norma Cripps.

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Week 29 – Wedding Bells

Once upon a time, wedding stories were written when a couple were married. Describing what the bride wore, giving a full description of the colour of the dress, that of the bridesmaids, the bouquets, accessories and often times, what presents … Continue reading

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Week 28 – Family Connections

Last week I shared a blog post with you, written by my cousin John Herbert, about our connection with the Federal Hotel in Fremantle and the reunion of our first cousins for the very first time. Here’s a story of … Continue reading

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