Australia

Perth – Swan River

Perth – Swan River

Bill and Maudie at our flat

Bill and Maudie at our flat

Betty at our flat – checking the lease?

Betty at our flat – checking the lease?

Barbie in the Dandenongs – John, Suzanne, sister Liz (now Dr Elizabeth Bolyos)  & Erna

Barbie in the Dandenongs – John, Suzanne, sister Liz (now Dr Elizabeth Bolyos) & Erna

John

John

Gluttons

Gluttons

The Dandenongs

The Dandenongs

The Dandenongs

The Dandenongs

Suzanne, Erna & John

Suzanne, Erna & John

Hikers in the Dandenongs

Hikers in the Dandenongs

Candle gums

Candle gums

Barren tulip fields in the Dandenongs

Barren tulip fields in the Dandenongs

Betty cooking Sunday lunch

Betty cooking Sunday lunch

Lunch is served – Bill next to Erna

Lunch is served – Bill next to Erna

Ballarat

Ballarat

Ballarat

Ballarat

Ballarat – prospecting for gold

Ballarat – prospecting for gold

Ballarat – crushing rock prior to panning

Ballarat – crushing rock prior to panning

Kinglake – Leonie saddling up

Kinglake – Leonie saddling up

Kinglake

Kinglake

Kinglake – heels down, dear!

Kinglake – heels down, dear!

Kinglake – Norm on the right

Kinglake – Norm on the right

Pelicans

Pelicans

Pelicans

Pelicans

Kangaroos

Kangaroos

Kangaroos

Kangaroos

Kangaroos

Kangaroos

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Falls Creek – Skiing

Falls Creek – Skiing

Kinglake – Norm and his farmer mate

Kinglake – Norm and his farmer mate

Kinglake – Farm boy

Kinglake – Farm boy

Kinglake – Planting spuds

Kinglake – Planting spuds

Falls Creek – Skiing

Falls Creek – Skiing

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Kinglake

Kinglake

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Kinglake – Norm – The quality of a lot of the photos is poor because they started life as slides and they endured seven years of humidity in Singapore before eventually being converted to JPEG’s.  But half a Norm is better than no Norm at all!

Kinglake – Norm – The quality of a lot of the photos is poor because they started life as slides and they endured seven years of humidity in Singapore before eventually being converted to JPEG’s. But half a Norm is better than no Norm at all!

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Hanging Rock – Black & White

Norm - Black & White

Norm – Black & White

Swan Hill – Betty & Erna – We went up to play the poker machines, the pokies

Swan Hill – Betty & Erna – We went up to play the poker machines, the pokies

Swan Hill – Murray River – Caravan site

Swan Hill – Murray River – Caravan site

Murray River

Murray River

Murray River

Murray River

Kookaburra

Kookaburra

Nancy Murphy feeding gallahs

Nancy Murphy feeding gallahs

Gallahs

Gallahs

Swan Hill – Pioneer Settlement

Swan Hill – Pioneer Settlement

Swan Hill – Pioneer Settlement – (Notice the trainers!)

Swan Hill – Pioneer Settlement – (Notice the trainers!)

Swan River – Pioneer Settlement – Erna & Betty making friends

Swan River – Pioneer Settlement – Erna & Betty making friends

Country town in Victoria

Country town in Victoria

Country house

Country house

Bush

Bush

Homestead

Homestead

Street Corner

Street Corner

Card night at The Roche’s – The Boys

Card night at The Roche’s – The Boys

Card night at The Roche’s – The Girls

Card night at The Roche’s – The Girls

Murph & Bill

Murph & Bill

Dandenongs – Tulips

Dandenongs – Tulips

Dandenongs – Tulip Festival

Dandenongs – Tulip Festival

Barbie with the gang

Barbie with the gang

Another calorie-fuelled afternoon – Maudie to the left of Betty

Another calorie-fuelled afternoon – Maudie to the left of Betty

Dead snake on the stick

Dead snake on the stick

Erna, Tony (Patrick’s school mate) and Sue

Erna, Tony (Patrick’s school mate) and Sue

Tony organising the satay (peanut sauce in the saucepan!)

Tony organising the satay (peanut sauce in the saucepan!)

Bush

Bush

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup - Punters Relaxing

Melbourne Cup – Punters Relaxing

Melbourne Cup - Waltzing Matilda

Melbourne Cup – Waltzing Matilda

Melbourne Cup - Massed Bands

Melbourne Cup – Massed Bands

Melbourne Cup - Massed Bands

Melbourne Cup – Massed Bands

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Beer Fest

Beer Fest

Williamstown Little Theatre – Father Higgins, Ray Hare (The Stranger), Brian (The Policeman) and Erna (The Martyr)

Williamstown Little Theatre – Father Higgins, Ray Hare (The Stranger), Brian (The Policeman) and Erna (The Martyr)

Theatre – The Stranger, The Dispenser and Father Higgins

Theatre – The Stranger, The Dispenser and Father Higgins

 Theatre – Ray, Father Higgins, Sue and The Dispenser

Theatre – Ray, Father Higgins, Sue and The Dispenser

Theatre – Father Higgins with suspicious object

Theatre – Father Higgins with suspicious object

Theatre – Dr Frowsty carries out an examination

Theatre – Dr Frowsty carries out an examination

Theatre – The Policeman, The Stranger, Dr Frowsty, Father Higgins and The Dispenser

Theatre – The Policeman, The Stranger, Dr Frowsty, Father Higgins and The Dispenser

Theatre – Dr Frowsty does his Fred Scuttle impersonation while being molested by The Policeman

Theatre – Dr Frowsty does his Fred Scuttle impersonation while being molested by The Policeman

 Theatre – Set – The creation of which is where the real effort of amateur dramatics is made

Theatre – Set – The creation of which is where the real effort of amateur dramatics is made

Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road

Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay

Great Otway National Park

Great Otway National Park

Great Otway National Park

Great Otway National Park

Echidna – Spiny anteater – along with the platypus, it is one of the few mammals that lay eggs.  (How did we manage before Wikipedia?)

Echidna – Spiny anteater – along with the platypus, it is one of the few mammals that lay eggs.  (How did we manage before Wikipedia?)

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

Our flat in Murray Street

Our flat in Murray Street

Our flat in Murray Street

Our flat in Murray Street

Murray Street – Brunswick

Murray Street – Brunswick

Office building

Office building

John & Doug at our flat

John & Doug at our flat

The Girls

The Girls

Sydney

Sydney

Opera House

Opera House

Harbour Bridge

Harbour Bridge

Harbour Bridge

Harbour Bridge

Opera House

Opera House

Ian, Erna & Steve

Ian, Erna & Steve

The World Traveller & His Missus

The World Traveller & His Missus

Opera House

Opera House

Ian, Erna, Maggie & Steve

Ian, Erna, Maggie & Steve

Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour - The Heads

Sydney Harbour – The Heads

Sydney Harbour - The Heads

Sydney Harbour – The Heads

Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Opera House

Opera House

Sydney

Sydney

Palm Beach – Ian, Steve, Maggie, Erna, Sue (Steve’s wife), Suzanne & John – Palm Beach

Palm Beach – Ian, Steve, Maggie, Erna, Sue (Steve’s wife), Suzanne & John – Palm Beach

 Middle Harbour

Middle Harbour

 Middle Harbour

Middle Harbour

Middle Harbour

Middle Harbour

The Dog on the Tucker Box

The Dog on the Tucker Box

Parched landscape

Parched landscape

Parched landscape

Parched landscape

Parched landscape

Parched landscape

Parched landscape

Parched landscape

Parched landscape

Parched landscape 

Garvan

Garvan

Brunswick

Brunswick

Brunswick

Brunswick

Brunswick

Brunswick

Maudie

Maudie

Sammy

Sammy

Workmates – Lee, David, Barry & Russell

Workmates – Lee, David, Barry & Russell

Workmates – Maureen (just), Erich and Lee far right

Workmates – Maureen (just), Erich and Lee far right

Workmates – I couldn’t have wished to have worked with a nicer group of people

Workmates – I couldn’t have wished to have worked with a nicer group of people

Victoria Market

Victoria Market

River Yarra

River Yarra

Farewell Barbie

Farewell Barbie

Brian doing his usual – Chris Kelly standing behind him

Brian doing his usual – Chris Kelly standing behind him

The eyes couldn’t focus

The eyes couldn’t focus

This was better

This was better

 I was teaching these two to take off Fred Scuttle

I was teaching these two to take off Fred Scuttle

A fuzzy Leonie, Bill, Betty & Norm

A fuzzy Leonie, Bill, Betty & Norm

Fuzzy farewells

Fuzzy farewells

Fuzzy farewells

Fuzzy farewells

Departure Day

Departure Day

Last drinks at the airport

Last drinks at the airport

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