My first adventure in Australia. Part two.

  We decided to call the old Ford “Bouncing Bessie” and a couple of days before leaving I painted it on the front and both sides of the car. We left Townsville in early May 1964 and drove to Charters Towers, 90 miles west, and the last sealed road we would see...

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My first Australian adventure 1964

  When the “Castel Felice” arrived in Sydney after a six-week voyage from Southampton, it was early in the morning and I was glad to get off. The immigration department had arranged for me to be taken to accommodation in the western suburb of Burwood. I was given...

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Second Blog Post

MY TIME AS A POLICE CADET AND CONSTABLE. After writing my first blog I decided to move on to my eighteenth year when I was accepted as a Metropolitan police cadet in London. It turned out to be the most exciting time of my life so far. I turned up at 201 Borough High...

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My first blog post

A five-year-olds clash with war. I decided to start a blog for our website and it seemed like a good idea to start with my first memories which was when I was nearly five years old, in late 1945. It was early morning and my dad Frank, mum Edna and myself were in the...

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